BackForward Satellite: TIROS-7 

Satellite details
Acronym TIROS-7
Full name Television and Infra-Red Observation Satellite - 7
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 7th flight unit of the TIROS programme.
  • Main mission: cloud imagery.
  • Substantial contribution to radiation budget study..
  • Significant contribution to Space weather.
Mass at launch 135 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from NASA.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 680 km
Inclination 58.2 °


Space agency NASA
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 19 Jun 1963 EOL 03 Jun 1968
Last update: 2015-07-29
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on TIROS-7

Acronym Full name
FPR Flat Plate Radiometer
MRIR Medium Resolution Infrared Radiometer
VCS-WA Vidicon Camera System - Wide Angle
LP Langmuir probe
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