CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - WNISAT-1 -
Full Name Weathernews Inc. Satellite-1 Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies Weathernews Inc. Launch Date 21 Nov 2013
Mission Links EOL Date Dec 2024
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Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.8 deg
Orbit Altitude 600 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 8 days
Objectives and Applications The objective of the WNISAT-1 mission is to provide monitoring data to shipping line customers who are interested in the Arctic Sea ice state and the eventual use of the Arctic shipping routes which represent considerable savings over the established shipping routes.
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