RESURS-01 3

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Satellite characteristics

Launch Date - End 4 november 1994 - 31 december 2000

Status Decommissioned

Orbit type sun-synchronous near-circular orbit

Altitude 650

Orbit inclination 98

Equatorial crossing time 10:15:00

Orbit period 97

Satellite family: RESURS 01

Resurs-01 is a Russian/CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) satellite series. The program was initiated by the USSR defense ministry in 1977 with the objective of observing and monitoring natural Earth resources (similar in function and objectives to the Landsat series of the USA).

Sensor characteristics

Sensor name MSU-E (High-Resolution Multispectral Scanner)
Sensor short description
Sensor type Imaging radiometer (Vis/IR)
Resolution class Medium (30 - 300 m)
Swath width (at nadir) 45 km
Revisit frequency 6 dagen
Max look angle 32°
Sensor name MSU-SK (Multispectral Scanner - Conical Scanning)
Sensor short description
Sensor type Imaging radiometer (Vis/IR)
Resolution class Medium (30 - 300 m)
Swath width (at nadir) 600 km
Revisit frequency 5 dagen
Max look angle 39°