1989 年 9 巻 1 号 p. 17-29
Marine Observation Satellite-1 (MOS-1) was successfully launched from Tanegashima Space Center, NASDA by N-II launch vehicle on Feb. 19, 1987. Two years (design life of MOS-1) have passed since the launch and MOS-1 is normally operated.
NASDA planned to conduct MOS-1 Verification Progran (MVP) in order to evaluate MOS-1 observation system from various points of view and has conducted the MVP in collaboration with domestic and foreign investigators since March, 1987.
In this paper, outline of activity of MVP and verification results obtained during two years are presented.