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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-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 2017 IVISSR (FY-2)
FY-3A 27 May 2008 Dec 2017 ERM, IRAS, MERSI, MWAS, MWHS, MWRI, MWTS, SEM, SIM, TOU/SBUS, VIRR
FY-2E 23 Dec 2008 Dec 2017 IVISSR (FY-2)
FY-3B 05 Nov 2010 Dec 2017 ERM, IRAS, MERSI, MWAS, MWHS, MWRI, MWTS, SEM, SIM, TOU/SBUS, VIRR
FY-2F 13 Jan 2012 Dec 2017 IVISSR (FY-2)
FY-3C 23 Sep 2013 Dec 2018 ERM, IMWAS, IRAS, MERSI, MIRAS, MWHS-2, MWRI, MWTS-2, SES, SIM, SIM-2, TOU/SBUS, VIRR
FY-2G 31 Dec 2014 Dec 2017 -
Approved Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
FY-3D Dec 2016 Dec 2018 ASI, GAMI, GNOS, IMWAS, MERSI-2, MIRAS, MWHS-2, MWRI, MWTS-2, SES
FY-4A Dec 2016 Dec 2023 GIIRS, LM, MCSI, SEMIP/SEM, SEMIP-fields
Planned Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
FY-3E 2017 2020 ASI, ERM-2, GNOS, IMWAS, MERSI-2, MIRAS, MWHS-2, MWTS-2, OMS, SES, SIM, SIM-2, WindRAD
FY-2H 2017 2020 -
FY-4B 2018 2025 GIIRS, LM, MCSI, SEMIP/SEM, SEMIP-fields
FY-3F 2019 2022 ASI, GAMI, GNOS, IMWAS, MERSI-2, MIRAS, MVIRS, MWHS-2, MWRI, MWTS-2, SES
FY-4C 2020 2027 GIIRS, LM, MCSI, SEMIP/SEM, SEMIP-fields
FY-3H 2021 2028 ASI, ERM-2, GNOS, IMWAS, MERSI-2, MIRAS, MVIRS, MWHS-2, MWTS-2, OMS, SIM-2, WindRAD
FY-4D 2023 2030 GIIRS, LM, MCSI, SEMIP/SEM, SEMIP-fields
FY-4E 2027 2034 GIIRS, LM, MCSI, SEMIP/SEM, SEMIP-fields
FY-4F 2030 2037 GIIRS, LM, MCSI, SEMIP/SEM, SEMIP-fields
FY-4G 2033 2040 GIIRS, LM, MCSI, SEMIP/SEM, SEMIP-fields
Considered Missions
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MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
FY-3RM 2020 2025 GNOS, MERSI-S, MWRI, PR
FY-3G 2021 2024 ASI, ERM-2, GNOS, IMWAS, MERSI-2, MIRAS, MVIRS, MWHS-2, MWTS-2, OMS, SIM-2, WindRAD
Completed Missions
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
SeaSat 26 Jun 1978 08 Oct 1978 L-Band SAR
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 IVISSR (FY-2)
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
ERMFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C
IRASFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C
IVISSR (FY-2)FY-2D, FY-2E, FY-2F, FY-2C
MWHSFY-3A, FY-3B
MWHS-2FY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
MWRIFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3F, FY-3RM
MWTSFY-3A, FY-3B
SEMFY-3A, FY-3B
SESFY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F
SIMFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C, FY-3E
SIM-2FY-3C, FY-3E, FY-3H, FY-3G
TOU/SBUSFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C
VIRRFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C
Prototype Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
ASIFY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
GIIRSFY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
SEMIP/SEMFY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
SEMIP-fieldsFY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
WindRADFY-3E, FY-3H, FY-3G
Instruments Being Developed None.
Approved Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
ERM-2FY-3E, FY-3H, FY-3G
GAMIFY-3D, FY-3F
GNOSFY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G, FY-3RM
LMFY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
MCSIFY-4A, FY-4B, FY-4C, FY-4D, FY-4E, FY-4F, FY-4G
MERSI-2FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
Proposed Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
MERSI-SFY-3RM
PRFY-3RM
TBD Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
OMSFY-3E, FY-3H, FY-3G
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
MERSIFY-3A, FY-3B, FY-3C
MVISR (10 channels)FY-1C, FY-1D
MWTS-2FY-3C, FY-3D, FY-3E, FY-3F, FY-3H, FY-3G
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