BackForward Satellite: Landsat-6 

Satellite details
Acronym Landsat-6
Full name Landsat-6
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 6th flight unit of the LandSat programme.
  • Main mission: land observation.
Mass at launch 2100 kg Dry mass 1980 kg
Power 1550 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • N/A (launch failure)
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 705 km
ECT 09:45 desc


Space agency USGSNASA
Status Lost at launch
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Failed at launch.
Launch 05 Oct 1993 EOL 05 Oct 1993
Last update: 2015-07-28
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Landsat-6

Acronym Full name
ETM Enhanced Thematic Mapper
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