THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - TOMS-EP -
Full Name Total Ozone Mapping Spectometer Earth Probe Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 02 Jul 1996
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 18 Jan 2006
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 99.6 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.385 deg
Orbit Altitude 512 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 11:10 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Atmospheric Chemistry, Ozone and sulphur dioxide measurements. End date 31/05/2005.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereOzone TOMS
Trace gases (excluding ozone) TOMS
Mission Instruments
TOMS - Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
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