CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - TIROS-9 -
Full Name Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 22 Jan 1965
Mission Links EOL Date 12 Jun 1968
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 978 (TLE)
International Designator 1965-004A
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Test the "cartwheel" camera configuration; perform a polar orbit in preparation for the Weather Bureau's completely operational TOS (TIROS Operational Satellites) system.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
VCS-WA - Vidicon Camera System - Wide Angle
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