Full Name Bi-spectral Infrared Detection Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies DLR Launch Date 22 Oct 2001
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 31 Dec 2005
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 26959 (TLE)
International Designator 2001-049C
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.8 deg
Orbit Altitude 572 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Small satellite mission with technical and scientific objectives (Study of thermal processes on the Earth surface) objectives.
Mission Measurements
LandAlbedo and reflectance WAOSS-B
Vegetation WAOSS-B
Surface temperature (land) HSRS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) HSRS, WAOSS-B
Mission Instruments
HSRS - Hot Spot Recognition System
WAOSS-B - Wide-Angle Optoelectronic Stereo Scanner
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