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Alos 2


Also called Daichi 2

General


Designation 39766 / 14029A
Launch date 24 May 2014
Country of origin Japan
Operator NASDA
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 691 km, sunsynchronous
Inclination 97.9°
Period 97.4 min
Cycle 46 days
Launch vehicle H2A #35

Main Instrument Palsar 2. Operational exploitation started in Dec 2014.

External resources


http://www.jaxa.jp/projects/sat/alos2/index_e.html
http://global.jaxa.jp/projects/sat/alos2/
sat-index articles


n2yo.com tracking


Technical data



Specifications


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Mass at launch 2120 kg
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Phased Array L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar 2 (PALSAR 2)


Swath width 870 to 2320 km
Resolution 10m
1.2 GHz

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