Observing Systems Capability Analysis and Review Tool
Satellite Programme: New Millennium Program - Earth Observing -1
Single-satellite programme to demonstrate technologies preparatory to Landsat-7 follow-on.
USA programme: NASA responsible of development and operations.
The platform is actively stabilised over 3 axes.
The design life time of the satellites was 1 year. After that, operations have been extended and handed-over to USGS.
The satellite is designed to cover the Landsat orbit around 10:00.
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Selected images stored onboard and downlinked to stations in Fairbanks, Svalbard and McMurdo (Antarctica).
Also, selected images transmitted in real-time through the TDRSS data relay satellite.
All data concentrated to the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Data Center (EDC) of the USGS for processing and distribution.
2000 - 2017
Associated satellites and instruments
Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned
New Millennium Program - Earth Observing -1
(2000 - 2017)