Full Name Braunschweig's Earth Observation Satellite Status Cancelled
Mission Agencies Technical University of Braunschweig Launch Date 30 Jun 2008
Mission Links EOL Date 30 Jun 2010
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Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 98 deg
Orbit Altitude 650 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:00 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications The objectives are to analyze gases in Earth's atmosphere and to detect the distribution of space debris in a 600-650 km sun-synchronous orbit. Other possible monitoring functions of BEOSAT are the detection of environmental pollution and the detection of light pollution to find new possible sites for Earth-based telescope locations that are not disturbed by the lights of nearby civilization.
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