Full Name International Space Station Utilization: Hyperspectral Imager Suite Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies METI, JAXA Launch Date 05 Dec 2019
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2024
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 92.9 minutes
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 51.6 deg
Orbit Altitude 400 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications HISUI (Hyperspectral Imager Suite) is hyperspectral imaging system, deployed to the ISS (International Space Station) in December 2019 for a three year operational period. The instrument was developed by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), and aims to aid the development of a hyperspectral remote sensing satellite through the manufacturing and in-flight performance verification of HISUI.
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAtmospheric Winds HISUI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature HISUI
LandAlbedo and reflectance HISUI
Vegetation HISUI
Multi-purpose imagery (land) HISUI
OceanOcean colour/biology HISUI
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) HISUI
Mission Instruments
HISUI - Hyperspectral Imager Suite
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