Sun-Synchronous Sub-Recurrent; Sub Cycle:2 days


Launched in:2006
Out of service since:2011
Repeat cycle:46 days
Orbit height:702 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: JAXA - Japan
Mission completed 12 May 2011

ALOS websites

Information

JAXA - Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
JAXA - ALOS
JAXA EORC - ALOS-2 and ALOS

Data ordering

ESA Earth Online - Data access
Geoserve
Sovzond - Russia
RESTEC - Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan
ESA - Third party data
MDA Geospatial Services

On Board Sensors

AVNIR-2 (Adv. visible and near-infrared radiometer (type 2))
PALSAR (L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar)
PRISM (Three panchromatic sensors for Stereomapping)