LANDSAT 5 TM SATELLITE IMAGE DATA

Landsat 5 TM Operational Imaging ended in November 2011. Landsat 5 Multispectral Scanner was powered back on in 2012 and collected Data until January 2013. The Satellite was decommissioned on 05 June 2013.

Communications

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Spacecraft

3-axis stabilized, zero momentum with control of 0.01 deg using reaction wheels, Aluminium with graphite struts, Hydrazine propulsion system, Single solar array with 1-axis articulation, Three Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) batteries provide 100 Ampere-Hour (AHr) total, Retractable boom (4 m long) with 2 powered joints supports the articulated High Gain Antenna, which downlinks data via Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS), Communications system uses S,X,L, and Ku Bands, Weight: approximately 4,800 lbs (2,200 kg).

Orbit

Worldwide Reference System-2 (WRS-2) path/row system, Circular, sun-synchronous, near-polar orbit at an altitude of 705 km (438 mi) Inclined at 98.2°, Repeat cycle: 16 days, Swath width: 185 km (115 mi), Equatorial crossing time: 9:45 a.m. +/- 15 minutes.

Sensors

Multispectral Scanner (MSS)

Thematic Mapper (TM)

Other Characteristics