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
Current Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
Aura 15 Jul 2004 Sep 2019 HiRDLS, MLS (EOS-Aura), OMI, TES
UK-DMC2 29 Jul 2009 Aug 2018 SLIM-6-22
DMC3 10 Jul 2015 Oct 2022 VHRI-100
CARBONITE-1 10 Jul 2015 Dec 2017 CARBONITE-1 Imager
Approved Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
SWOT Apr 2021 Jul 2024 AMR-S, DORIS-NG, GPSP, Ka-band Radar INterferometer (KaRIN), LRA
Planned Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
NovaSAR-S 2017 2025 S-band SAR
S1-4 2018 2025 VHRI-100
CARBONITE-2 2018 2018 CARBONITE-2 Imager
Considered Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
MicroCarb 2020 2023 Microcarb
Completed Missions
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
UK-DMC 27 Sep 2003 04 Oct 2011 SLIM-6
TopSat 27 Oct 2005 31 Dec 2010 TOPSAT Telescope
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
AMSU-ANOAA-18, NOAA-19, NOAA-15, Metop-B, Metop-A, Metop-C, NOAA-16, NOAA-17
AMSU-BNOAA-15, NOAA-16, NOAA-17
CARBONITE-1 ImagerCARBONITE-1
CHRISPROBA
HiRDLSAqua, Aura
SLIM-6-22UK-DMC2
VHRI-100DMC3, S1-4
Prototype Instruments None.
Instruments Being Developed
InstrumentMission(s)
AMR-SSWOT
CARBONITE-2 ImagerCARBONITE-2
IASI-NGMETOP-SG A1, METOP-SG A2, METOP-SG A3
MicrocarbMicroCarb
S-band SARNovaSAR-S
Approved Instruments None.
Proposed Instruments None.
TBD Instruments None.
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
AATSREnvisat
ATSRERS-1
ATSR-2ERS-2
SLIM-6UK-DMC
TOPSAT TelescopeTopSat
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