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UK Disaster Monitoring Constellation 2 (UK-DMC2) satellite

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The second generation DMC satellite, launched 2009, provides hugely increased imaging capacity over the original UK-DMC satellite, retaining the same 650km swath width, but with twice the pixel density at 22m Ground Sample Distance (GSD).

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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 2009
Orbit type Sun-synchronous
Orbital period 98.1 minutes
Repeat period ~1 day
Altitude 667km
Inclination 98.1 degrees
Orbital Velocity 7.5km/s
Ground Velocity 6.8km/s

Who to contact

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Related Documents

 DMC Data Product Manual
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