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OKEAN – О1 Spacecraft (removed from service). / November 1, 2008 /

Mission Objective
Spacecraft is designed for an operational and all-weather acquisition of data on the ocean surface conditions.

Tasks to be fulfilled:
Monitoring the Arctic and Antarctic ice conditions: mapping the boundaries of different thick ice floes; detecting large ice leads, areas of higher wind-driven waves resulted from hazardous natural phenomena; monitoring inland water bodies.

Federal and governmental services organizations (Rosgidromet, Minmorflot, and others) and consumers on vessels at sea as well
Special Features:
One spacecraft in orbit provides a full coverage of the entire Russian Arctic water surface with imagery data for 3-5 days .

Performance Characteristics of Onboard Instruments

Resolution, km1.5 — 2152.00.37
Swath width, km470550 19001100
Spectral range (working wavelength3.2cm0.8cm0.5 — 1.1µm0.6 — 1.1µm1533MHz
Number of channels1142

RLSBO — Side-looking radar
RM-08 — Scanning microwave radiometer
MSU-M — Multi-channel scanning device of low resolution
MSU-S — Multi-channel optoelectronic scanning device of moderate resolution
Kondor — Equipment for data collection and downlink from marine and ice stations

Main Characterisitics
Launch date of 1st spacecraft of this series 28.09.83, numbers 1-10
Spacecraft mass 1900kg
Payload mass 550kg
Booster Tsiklon
Orbital parameters:
-Altitude 650km
-Inclination 82.50deg.
Developer NPO Yuzhnoye

The spacecraft has been removed from service because of reaching the end of its service life.

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