Full Name NigeriaSat-1 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASRDA Launch Date 27 Sep 2003
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 31 Dec 2010
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 27941 (TLE)
International Designator 2003-042C
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98 deg
Orbit Altitude 686 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:15 Repeat Cycle 3 days
Objectives and Applications Small satellite mission with technical and scientific objectives (environmental) monitoring.
Mission Measurements
LandAlbedo and reflectance NigeriaSat Medium Resolution
Multi-purpose imagery (land) NigeriaSat Medium Resolution
Mission Instruments
NigeriaSat Medium Resolution - NigeriaSat Remote Sensing (medium resolution)
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Coverage captured by the DMC constellation (UK-DMC, Beijing-1 and NigeriaSat-1). Images are derived from 32 m resolution optical images from the SLIM-6 instrument. The products avaliable are L1R: Band registered product derived from the L0R product, and L1T: Orthorectified product derived from the L1R product using manually collected GCPs from IMAGE2000 and SRTM DEM V3.1 data. Access is provided through the ESA TPM scheme. Read more

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