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UK Disaster Monitoring Constellation (UK-DMC) satellite

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The first generation UK Disaster Monitoring Constellation (UK-DMC) satellite was launched in 2002-3 by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd to create the first constellation designed to deliver daily repeat high resolution imaging.

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platformType:      satellite
location:      GeographicBoundingBox: Longitude: -180.000 to 180.000; Latitude: 90.000 to -90.000
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Orbital Parameters

Operational period Ongoing - launched 2002/3
Orbit type Sun-synchronous
Orbital period 98.4 minutes
Repeat period ~1 day
Altitude 686km
Inclination 98.2 degrees
Orbital Velocity 7.5km/s
Ground Velocity 6.8km/s

Who to contact

If you have queries about these pages or about obtaining the Landmap DMC data from the NEODC then you should contact the NEODC Support team. Your query should be answered within one working day. When follow-up work is required, the NEODC support team will carry out the work as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Related Documents

 DMC Data Product Manual
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