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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - NMP EO-1 -
Full Name New Millenium Program Earth Observing-1
aka EO-1
Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 23 Nov 2000
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Feb 2017
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 99 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.2 deg
Orbit Altitude 690 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:00 Repeat Cycle 16 days
Objectives and Applications 1.5-year nominal mission life, currently in extended operations. Land surface, earth resources. NMP EO-1 completion of science is planned for 30 September 2016 with passivation planned for 20 March 2017.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols Hyperion
Atmospheric Winds Hyperion
Radiation budget ALI, Hyperion
LandAlbedo and reflectance ALI, Hyperion
Vegetation ALI, Hyperion
Surface temperature (land) ALI, Hyperion
Multi-purpose imagery (land) ALI, Hyperion
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) ALI, Hyperion
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth ALI, Hyperion
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness ALI, Hyperion
Mission Instruments
ALI - Advanced Land Imager
Hyperion - Hyperspectral Imager
LEISA AC - LEISA Atmospheric Corrector
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