THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – AGENCY SUMMARY - UKSA
Agency Name Full UK Space Agency CEOS Member yes
Agency Country United Kingdom Agency Website http://www.bnsc.gov.uk/
Agency Mission Timeline click here
Agency Series
SeriesMissions
DMCUK-DMC, UK-DMC2, DMC3, SSTL S1-4
Current Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
Aura 15 Jul 2004 Sep 2023 HiRDLS, MLS (EOS-Aura), OMI, TES
DMC3 10 Jul 2015 Oct 2022 MSI (BJ-2), PAN (BJ-2)
CARBONITE-2 12 Jan 2018 Dec 2021 CARBONITE-2 Imager
NovaSAR-1 16 Sep 2018 Dec 2026 AIS, S-band SAR
SSTL S1-4 16 Sep 2018 Jan 2026 MSI (BJ-2), PAN (BJ-2)
DoT-1 05 Jul 2019 Dec 2021 SGR-ReSI-Z
Approved Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
SWOT Nov 2022 Nov 2025 AMR-S, DORIS-NG, GPSP, Ka-band Radar INterferometer (KaRIN), LRA, POSEIDON-3C Altimeter
MicroCarb Dec 2022 Dec 2025 Microcarb
ESP-MACCS Dec 2023 Dec 2026 TIS (ESP-MACCS), VNIR Hyperspectral Solar Disk Imager (ESP-MACCS)
HydroGNSS Dec 2024 Dec 2026 GNSS Reflectometer (HydroGNSS)
TRUTHS Dec 2026 Dec 2034 CSAR, HIS
Planned Missions
None.
Considered Missions
None.
Completed Missions
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
UK-DMC 27 Sep 2003 04 Oct 2011 SLIM-6
TopSat 27 Oct 2005 31 Dec 2010 TOPSAT Telescope
UK-DMC2 29 Jul 2009 31 Dec 2019 SLIM-6-22
TDS-1 08 Jul 2014 31 May 2019 SGR-ReSI
CARBONITE-1 10 Jul 2015 30 Nov 2018 CARBONITE-1 Imager
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
AISNovaSAR-1
AMSU-ANOAA-19, Metop-B, Metop-C, NOAA-16, NOAA-17, NOAA-15, Metop-A, NOAA-18
CARBONITE-2 ImagerCARBONITE-2
CHRISPROBA
MSI (BJ-2)DMC3, SSTL S1-4
PAN (BJ-2)DMC3, SSTL S1-4
S-band SARNovaSAR-1
SGR-ReSI-ZDoT-1
Prototype Instruments None.
Instruments Being Developed
InstrumentMission(s)
AMR-SSWOT
IASI-NGMETOP-SG A1, METOP-SG A2, METOP-SG A3
MicrocarbMicroCarb
Approved Instruments None.
Proposed Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
CSARTRUTHS
GNSS Reflectometer (HydroGNSS)HydroGNSS
HISTRUTHS
TIS (ESP-MACCS)ESP-MACCS
VNIR Hyperspectral Solar Disk Imager (ESP-MACCS)ESP-MACCS
TBD Instruments None.
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
AATSREnvisat
AMSU-BNOAA-16, NOAA-17, NOAA-15
ATSRERS-1
ATSR-2ERS-2
CARBONITE-1 ImagerCARBONITE-1
HiRDLSAura
SGR-ReSITDS-1
SLIM-6UK-DMC
SLIM-6-22UK-DMC2, Deimos-1
TOPSAT TelescopeTopSat
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