BackForward Satellite: TIROS-10 

Satellite details
Acronym TIROS-10
Full name Television and Infra-Red Observation Satellite - 10
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 10th (last) flight unit of the TIROS programme.
  • Main mission: cloud imagery.
  • Exploitation of the sunsynchronous orbit.
Mass at launch 127 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from NASA.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 790 km
ECT 09:30 desc


Space agency NASA
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 02 Jul 1965 EOL 01 Jul 1967
Last update: 2015-07-29
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on TIROS-10

Acronym Full name
VCS-WA Vidicon Camera System - Wide Angle
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