QuikScat (Quick Scatterometer) satellite
QuikScat (Quick Scatterometer) satellite is a satellite built under a NASA rapid delivery contract that carries the Seawinds scatterometer for remote sensing of ocean winds. QuikScat was among the first missions in NASA's EOS (Earth Observing System).
|launch date||Jun 20, 1999|
|launch vehicle||Titan II|
|launch site||Vandenberg Air Force Base|
|orbit||804 × 806 km × 98.6°|