THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – INSTRUMENT SUMMARY - Laser Reflectors (ESA) -
Full Name Laser Reflectors Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ESA Maturity
Instrument Type Precision orbit Geometry
Instrument Technology Laser retroreflector Sampling Other
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Measures distance between the satellite and the laser tracking stations.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary
N/A (N/A)
Instrument Measurements
CategoryParameterAccuracy
Gravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurementsGravity field 
Instrument Missions
CryoSat - CryoSat (Earth Explorer Opportunity Mission) (2005 - 2005)
GOCE - Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer (2009 - 2013)
CryoSat-2 - CryoSat-2 (Earth Explorer Opportunity Mission) (2010 - 2021)
Swarm - Earth's Magnetic Field and Environment Explorers (2013 - 2017)
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