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ERS-1 - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 21574
COSPAR ID 1991-050-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog ERS 1

Satellite Details

Orbit 743 x 788 km, 98.6°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin ESA
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 5.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)3.9 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 17 July 1991 01:46
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais ,
French Guiana
Launch vehicle Ariane 40

Description

Earth Resource Satellite - 1
View from orbit pole
 

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