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Earth seasat
Category of spacecraft.



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Marine Observation Satellite Japanese earth sea satellite. The MOS 1A and 1B satellites, also known as Momo 1A and 1B, were Japan's first Earth resources satellites.

Topex/Poseidon American earth sea satellite. TOPEX/Poseidon was a co-operative mission between the United States and France designed to provide high-accuracy global sea level measurements. Earth Observing satellite built by Fairchild for NASA, CNES, France. Launched 1992. Used the MMS bus.

ROCSAT Taiwanese earth sea satellite. Taiwan's ROCSAT (Republic of China Satellites) were built for Taiwan's National Space Program Office. Earth Observing satellite built by TRW for NSPO, Taiwan. Launched 1999. Used the T200A bus.

QuikScat American earth sea satellite. One launch, 1999.06.20. Built under a NASA rapid delivery contract. Carried the SeaWinds scatterometer for remote sensing of ocean winds. Earth observing satellite built by Ball Aerospace for NASA, USA. Launched 1999. Used the BCP-2000 bus.

Jason French earth sea satellite. Jason was a joint mission between CNES (the French space agency) and NASA/JPL, carrying the same type of sea surface altimeter used on NASA's Topex satellite. Altimetry, Radar satellite built by Alcatel Space for NASA, CNES, France. Launched 2001. Used the Proteus Bus bus.

Aqua American earth sea satellite. Aqua was also designated the EOS-PM Earth Observing System satellite, joining EOS-AM/Terra. The CERES and MODIS instruments aboard Aqua were also carried on the Terra satellite.

Coriolis American earth sea satellite. Experimental satellite built by Spectrum Astro for USAF STP (Space Test Program), USA. Launched 2003. Used the SA-200HP bus.

Myriade Micro-satellite product line developed jointly by EADS Astrium and the French Space Agency CNES beginning in 1998.



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