THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite - 1 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies ROSHYDROMET, ROSKOSMOS Launch Date 01 Nov 1994
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 15 Sep 1998
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude -76 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Hydrometeorology, climatology, disaster management, space environment, ice and snow, land surface, space environment, data collection and communication.
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAtmospheric Winds BTVK
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature BTVK
Liquid water and precipitation rate BTVK
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth BTVK
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness BTVK
Mission Instruments
BRK - On board retransmission complex
BTVK - Scanning television radiometer
RMS - Radiation measurement system
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