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GCOM-W1(Water)

Main Characteristics of GCOM-W
Item Specification
Mission
Instrument
Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 (AMSR2)
Mission Life 5 years
Launch May 18,2012 H-IIA
Weight 1910kg
Dimension Dual solar- paddle design
5.1m (X)~17.5m (Y)~3.4m (Z)
Orbit Sun-synchronous
Altitude 699.6km
Inclination 98.186deg.
Local sum time at
Ascending node
13:30 }15 minutes


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