THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – AGENCY SUMMARY - JMA
Agency Name Full Japan Meteorological Agency CEOS Member yes
Agency Country Japan Agency Website http://www.jma.go.jp
Agency Mission Timeline click here
Agency Series
SeriesMissions
HimawariMTSAT-1R, MTSAT-2, Himawari-8, Himawari-9
MTSATMTSAT-1, MTSAT-2, MTSAT-1R
Current Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
MTSAT-2 18 Feb 2006 Jan 2017 IMAGER, MTSAT Comms, MTSAT DCS
Himawari-8 07 Oct 2014 Dec 2029 AHI, Himawari Comms, Himawari DCS
Approved Missions
None.
Planned Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
Himawari-9 2016 2031 AHI, Himawari Comms, Himawari DCS
Considered Missions
None.
Completed Missions
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
MTSAT-1 15 Nov 1999 15 Nov 1999 IMAGER, MTSAT Comms
MTSAT-1R 26 Feb 2005 04 Dec 2015 JAMI, MTSAT Comms, MTSAT DCS
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
AHIHimawari-8, Himawari-9
Himawari CommsHimawari-8, Himawari-9
Himawari DCSHimawari-8, Himawari-9
IMAGERMTSAT-2, MTSAT-3, MTSAT-1
MTSAT CommsMTSAT-2, MTSAT-1, MTSAT-1R
MTSAT DCSMTSAT-2, MTSAT-1R
Prototype Instruments None.
Instruments Being Developed None.
Approved Instruments None.
Proposed Instruments None.
TBD Instruments None.
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
GMS CommsGMS-4, GMS-5
JAMIMTSAT-1R
VISSR (GMS-5)GMS-5
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