Full Name China Seismo-Electromagnetic Satellite
aka CSES
Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies CNSA, ASI Launch Date 02 Feb 2018
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 43194 (TLE)
International Designator 2018-015C
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 94.7 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.4 deg
Orbit Altitude 507 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 14:00 Repeat Cycle 5 days
Objectives and Applications Monitoring of electromagnetic field and waves, plasma and particle perturbations of the atmosphere, ionosphere and magnetosphere; and the study of their correlations with the occurrence of seismic events. Study of solar-terrestrial interactions and phenomena of solar physics; study of cosmic ray solar modulation.
Mission Measurements
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements HEPD
Mission Instruments
HEPD - High Energy Particle Detector
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