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Platform: LANDSAT-4
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 705 km
Orbit Inclination: 98.2 degree
Equator Crossing: 9:45 AM (±15 min.) local time (descending node)
Period: 99 minutes
Repeat Cycle: 16 days
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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Description
Landsat 4 is the fourth satellite of the Landsat program. It was launched on
July 16th, 1982, with the primary goal of providing a global archive of
satellite photos. Although the Landsat Program is ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 5 Years
Launch Date: 1982-07-16
Launch Site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA
Primary Sponsors:
NASA
USGS
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