FORMOSAT 8 [NSPO]
FORMOSAT 8 is a planned earth observation satellite under development by Taiwan' NSPO.
The satellite is planned to work in conjunction with FORMOSAT 5. It will feature an improved version of the FORMOSAT-5 optical instrument. FORMOSAT-8 operates in the adjacent ground track of FORMOSAT-5 to constitute the daily revisit and global coverage.
|Nation:||Taiwan (Republic of China)|
|Type / Application:||Earth observing|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||720 km SSO ?|