THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – AGENCY SUMMARY - NSMC-CMA
Agency Name Full National Satellite Meteorological Center/Chinese Meteorological Administration CEOS Member yes
Agency Country China Agency Website http://nsmc.cma.gov.cn/newsite/NSMC_EN/Home/Index.html
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Agency Series
SeriesMissions
FY-1FY-1A, FY-1B, FY-1C, FY-1D
FY-2FY-2A, FY-2B, FY-2C, FY-2D, FY-2E, FY-2F, FY-2G, FY-2H
FY-3FY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3G, FY-3H, FY-3RM-1
FY-4FY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
Current Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
FY-2D 08 Dec 2006 Dec 2019 VISSR-2
FY-2E 23 Dec 2008 Dec 2019 VISSR-2
FY-3B 05 Nov 2010 Dec 2019 ERM-1, IRAS, MERSI, MWHS-1, MWRI, MWTS-1, SEM, SIM, TOU/SBUS, VIRR
FY-2F 13 Jan 2012 Dec 2019 VISSR-2
FY-3C 23 Sep 2013 Dec 2019 ERM-1, GNOS, IRAS, MERSI, MWHS-2, MWRI, MWTS-2, SES, SIM-2, TOU/SBUS, VIRR
FY-2G 31 Dec 2014 Dec 2019 -
GF-4 29 Dec 2015 Dec 2023 MWIR (GF-4), VNIR (GF-4)
FY-4A 11 Dec 2016 Dec 2023 AGRI, GIIRS, LMI, SEP
TanSat 21 Dec 2016 Dec 2019 ACGS, CAPI
FY-3D 15 Nov 2017 Dec 2022 ASI, GAS, GNOS, HIRAS, MERSI-2, MWHS-2, MWRI, MWTS-2, SES, WAI
FY-2H 05 Jun 2018 Dec 2020 -
Approved Missions
None.
Planned Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
FY-3E 2019 2024 ASI, ERM-2, GNOS, HIRAS, MERSI-2, MWHS-2, MWTS-2, SES, SIM-2, WindRAD
FY-4B 2019 2025 AGRI, GIIRS, LMI, SEP
FY-4C 2020 2027 AGRI, GIIRS, LMI, SEP
FY-3F 2021 2026 ASI, GAS, GNOS, HIRAS, MERSI-2, MVIRS, MWHS-2, MWRI, MWTS-2, SES
FY-3H 2021 2028 ASI, ERM-2, GNOS, HIRAS, MERSI-2, MVIRS, MWHS-2, MWTS-2, OMS, SIM-2, WindRAD
FY-4D 2023 2030 AGRI, GIIRS, LMI, SEP
FY-4E 2027 2034 AGRI, GIIRS, LMI, SEP
FY-4F 2030 2037 AGRI, GIIRS, LMI, SEP
FY-4G 2033 2040 AGRI, GIIRS, LMI, SEP
Considered Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
FY-3RM-1 2021 2026 GNOS, MERSI-S, MWRI, PR
FY-3G 2022 2027 ASI, ERM-2, GNOS, HIRAS, MERSI-2, MVIRS, MWHS-2, MWTS-2, SIM-2
Completed Missions
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
FY-1A 01 Jan 1988 01 Feb 1988 MVISR (5 channels)
FY-1B 01 Jan 1990 01 Jan 1991 MVISR (5 channels)
FY-1C 10 May 1999 10 May 2001 MVISR (10 channels)
FY-1D 15 May 2002 01 Jun 2012 MVISR (10 channels)
FY-2C 19 Oct 2004 25 Nov 2008 VISSR-2
FY-3A 27 May 2008 01 Mar 2018 ERM-1, IRAS, MERSI, MWHS-1, MWRI, MWTS-1, SEM, SIM, TOU/SBUS, VIRR
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
ACGSTanSat
AGRIFY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
ASIFY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
CAPITanSat
ERM-1FY-3B, FY-3C, FY-3A
GASFY-3D, FY-3F
GIIRSFY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
GNOSFY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G, FY-3RM-1
LMIFY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
MERSI-2FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
MWHS-1FY-3B, FY-3A
MWHS-2FY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
MWRIFY-3B, FY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3F, FY-3RM-1, FY-3A
MWTS-1FY-3B, FY-3A
SEMFY-3B, FY-3A
SEPFY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
SESFY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F
SIMFY-3B, FY-3A
SIM-2FY-3C, FY-3E, FY-3H, FY-3G
TOU/SBUSFY-3B, FY-3C, FY-3A
VIRRFY-3B, FY-3C, FY-3A
VISSR-2FY-2D, FY-2E, FY-2F, FY-2C
WAIFY-3D
Prototype Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
WindRADFY-3E, FY-3H
Instruments Being Developed None.
Approved Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
ERM-2FY-3E, FY-3H, FY-3G
Proposed Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
MERSI-SFY-3RM-1
PRFY-3RM-1
TBD Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
OMSFY-3H
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
IRASFY-3B, FY-3C, FY-3A
MERSIFY-3B, FY-3C, FY-3A
MVISR (10 channels)FY-1C, FY-1D
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