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Earth land resource sat
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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. Earth Observing satellite built by RCA Astro Space for NASA, USA. Launched 1972 - 1978. Used Nimbus Bus.

Meteor-Priroda Russian earth land resources satellite. Meteorology, earth observation satellite built by VNIIEM, Russia. Launched 1974 - 1981. Used SP-1 bus.

Bhaskara Indian earth land resources satellite. Experimental satellite for conducting earth resources survey over India. Earth Observing, technology satellite for ISRO, India. Launched 1979-1981.

Resurs F1-17F41 Russian earth land resources satellite. The 17F41 was the first of 4 models of the Resurs-F to fly. Earth Observation (film return) satellite built by TsSKB, Russia. Launched 1979 - 1986.

Resurs-OE Russian earth land resources satellite. Modified Meteor; prototype for Resurs-O1. Earth Observation satellite built by VNIIEM, Russia. Launched 1983. Used SP-1 bus.

Rohini Series of Indian technology test and earth land resources satellite. Technology satellite for ISRO, India. Launched 1979-1980.

Resurs-O2 Ukrainian earth land resources satellite. Study 1980. Earth Observation satellite built by NPP VNIIEM, USSR / Russia. Used SP-2 bus.

Landsat 4-5 American earth land resources satellite. Earth Observing satellite built by Fairchild for NASA, NOAA, USA. Launched 1982 - 1984. Used the MMS bus.

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. Earth Observation satellite built by VNIIEM > NPP VNIIEM for NPO Planeta, Russia. Launched 1985 - 1988. Used SP-1 bus.

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. Earth Observing satellite for Spot Image, France. Launched 1986 - 1993. Used the SPOT Mk.1 bus.

Resurs F1-14F40 Russian earth land resources satellite. The Resurs-F earth resource satellite was based on the recoverable Zenit-4 spy satellite. Earth Observation (film return) satellite built by TsSKB, Russia. Launched 1986 - 1988.

Resurs F2 Russian earth land resources satellite. Adaptation of recoverable Vostok spacecraft for remote sensing. Earth Observation (film return) satellite built by TsSKB, Russia. Launched 1987 - 1995.

IRS Indian Remote Sensing Satellite. Remote sensing of the Earth for natural resources management applications. Earth Observing satellite for ISRO, India. Launched 1988-1991. Used IRS-1 Bus.

Resurs F1-14F43 Russian earth land resources satellite. A decree of 5 May 1977 authorized development of three earth resource satellites. Earth Observation (film return) satellite built by TsSKB, Russia. Launched 1988 - 1993.

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. Experimental satellite built by Houwteq, Denel, South Africa.

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. Earth Observation, radar & optical satellite built by Mitsubishi Electric (MELCO) for NASDA, Japan. Launched 1992.

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. Earth observing satellite built by TRW for NASA, USA. Launched 1997. Used the T200B bus.

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. Earth Observation (film return) satellite built by TsSKB-Progress, Russia. Launched 1997 - 1999.

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. Earth Observing satellite for Spot Image, France. Launched 1998. Used the SPOT Mk.2 bus.

Landsat 7 American earth land resources satellite. Earth Observing satellite built by Lockheed Martin for NASA, USA. Launched 1993 - 1999. Used the TIROS-N Bus bus.

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. Earth Observation satellite built by Swales Aerospace for NASA, USA. Launched 2000.

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. Scientific satellite built by INVAP for CONAE, Argentina. Launched 2000.

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. Technology satellite built by Qinetiq Space Belgium (prime); OIP Space Systems (payload) for ESA, Europe. Launched 2013.

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. Earth Observing satellite built by Astrium for Spot Image, France. Launched 2002. Used the SPOT Mk.3 bus.

HY-1 Chinese earth land resources satellite. Operational, launched from 2002.05.15 (Hai Yang 1). Oceanograpy satellite built by DFH Satellite Co. Ltd of CAST for CAST, China. Launched 2002 - 2007. Used CAST968B Bus.

WEOS Kanta-Kun Null

ICESat American earth land resources satellite. One launch, 2003.01.13. Laser Altimetry Mission satellite built by Ball Aerospace for NASA, USA. Launched 2003. Used the BCP-2000 bus.

Monitor Russian earth land resources satellite. Earth Observation satellite built by Khrunichev, Russia. Launched 2005. Used Yachta-Bus.

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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