CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ESSA-5 -
Full Name Environmental Science and Services Administration - 5 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 20 Apr 1967
Mission Links EOL Date 20 Feb 1970
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 2757 (TLE)
International Designator 1967-036A
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications The ESSA-5 satellite replaced ESSA-3 and provided cloud-cover photography to the US's National Meteorological Center for the purpose of preparing weather analyses and forecasts.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
AVCS - Advanced Vidicon Camera System
FPR - Flat Plate Radiometer
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NOAA Polar Orbiting Satellite (POES) Global Visible and Infrared Band Data from ESSA (1966 - 1972) a ...
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