CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - HY-2D -
Full Name Ocean dynamics satellite D Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies NSOAS, CAST Launch Date 19 May 2021
Mission Links mission site | EOL Date Dec 2026
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 48621 (TLE)
International Designator 2021-043A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 99.3 deg
Orbit Altitude 963 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 6:00 Repeat Cycle 14 days
Objectives and Applications Detecting ocean surface temperature, wind field, wave and topography.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
OceanOcean topography/currents ALT
Ocean surface winds SCAT
Ocean wave height and spectrum ALT
Mission Instruments
ALT - Radar Altimeter
DGXX-S - Doppler Orbitography and Radio-positioning Integrated by Satellite-New Generation XX-S
SCAT - Scatterometer
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