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Earth land resource sat
Category of spacecraft.

Subtopics

Landsat 1-2-3 American earth land resources satellite. The first 3 Landsat missions were also known as the Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) series.

Meteor-Priroda Russian earth land resources satellite.

Bhaskara Indian earth land resources satellite. Experimental satellite for conducting earth resources survey over India.

Resurs F1-17F41 Russian earth land resources satellite. The 17F41 was the first of 4 models of the Resurs-F to fly.

Resurs-OE Russian earth land resources satellite. Modified Meteor; prototype for Resurs-O1.

Rohini Series of Indian technology test and earth land resources satellite.

Resurs-O2 Ukrainian earth land resources satellite. Study 1980.

Landsat 4-5 American earth land resources satellite.

Energia Geostationary Platform Russian earth land resources satellite. Study 1984. Energia could place observation platforms of 18 to 21 metric tons in geostationary orbit.

Resurs-O1 Russian earth land resources satellite. A decree of 5 May 1977 authorized development of three earth resource satellites.

SPOT-1-2-3 French earth land resources satellite. SPOT was the French government-sponsored civil earth observation program, with support from Belgium and Sweden.

Resurs F1-14F40 Russian earth land resources satellite. The Resurs-F earth resource satellite was based on the recoverable Zenit-4 spy satellite.

Resurs F2 Russian earth land resources satellite. Adaptation of recoverable Vostok spacecraft for remote sensing.

IRS Indian Remote Sensing Satellite. Remote sensing of the Earth for natural resources management applications.

Resurs F1-14F43 Russian earth land resources satellite. A decree of 5 May 1977 authorized development of three earth resource satellites.

Greensat South African earth land resources satellite. Cancelled 1990. The South African RSA-3 launch vehicle was designed to place a small surveillance satellite of 330 kg mass into a 41 degree, 212 x 460 km orbit around the earth.

Tellura Russian earth land resources satellite. Study 1990. In 1990 KB Salyut proposed an unmanned derivative of the TKS manned ferry to conduct earth resources experiments.

JERS Japanese earth land resources satellite. JERS-1 (Japanese Research Satellite-1; FUYO-1) was Japan's second Earth observation satellite.

Energia Ecosat Russian earth land resources satellite. Study 1992.

Landsat 6 American earth land resources satellite. Landsat 6 was designed to continue the Landsat program and carried an improved suite of instruments.

Lewis satellite American earth land resources satellite. Lewis was selected in the NASA SSTI (Small Spacecraft Technology Initiative) program, along with Clark, to demonstrate advanced spacecraft technologies.

Resurs F1M Russian earth land resources satellite. Variant of the Resurs-F recoverable earth resources satellite. See Resurs F1-17F40 for a full technical description.

SPOT-4 French earth land resources satellite. SPOT 4. SPOT was the French government-sponsored civil earth observation program. A single SPOT satellite provides complete coverage of the Earth every 26 days.

Landsat 7 American earth land resources satellite.

ZY Chinese earth land resources satellite. 6 launches, 1999.10.14 (ZY-1) to 2007.09.19 (ZY-2C). From 1985 China and Brazil jointly developed a sun synchronous imaging satellite bus, the Zi Yuan-1 (Resouce-1) based on the Shi Jian 3 design.

Terra American earth land resources satellite. NASA's Terra satellite (originally known as Earth Observing System EOS AM-1) was the first spacecraft in the EOS program.

EO-1 American earth land resources satellite. The Earth Orbiter 1 satellite was part of NASA's New Millennium Program.

SAC-C Argentinian earth land resources satellite. The SAC-C Satelite de Aplicaciones Cientificas C was developed by the Argentine space agency CONAE and built by the Argentine company INVAP.

BIRD German earth land resources satellite.

PROBA Project for On-Board Autonomy, spearheaded by ESA and CNES, was a small satellite bus to accommodate instruments previously flown on larger spacecraft. Qinetiq Space Belgium built the satellite, designed to be compatible with the Vega, Soyuz and Falcon-1e launch vehicles.

SPOT-5A-5B French earth land resources satellite. Trench earth land resources satellite. SPOT was the French government sponsored civil Earth observation program. A single SPOT satellite provided complete coverage of the Earth every 26 days.

HY-1 Chinese earth land resources satellite. Operational, launched from 2002.05.15 (Hai Yang 1).

WEOS Kanta-Kun Japanese earth land resources satellite. Ecology satellite.

ICESat American earth land resources satellite. One launch, 2003.01.13.

Monitor Russian earth land resources satellite.

MS-1 Ukrainian earth land resources satellite. Ukrainian microsatellite bus that could be equipped with imaging or other scientific or technical equipment.



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