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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GOES-9 -
Full Name Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 9 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NOAA Launch Date 23 May 1995
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 15 Jan 2005
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 23581 (TLE)
International Designator 1995-025A
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 255 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology (primary mission), search and rescue, space environment monitoring, data collection, platform, data gathering, WEFAX.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols Sounder
Atmospheric Humidity Fields Sounder
Atmospheric Winds Imager
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature Imager, Sounder
Liquid water and precipitation rate Imager, Sounder
Ozone Sounder
Radiation budget Imager
Atmospheric Temperature Fields Sounder
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements SEM (GOES)
LandSurface temperature (land) Imager, Sounder
Multi-purpose imagery (land) Imager
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) Imager, Sounder
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) Imager
Mission Instruments
DCIS - Data Collection and Interrogation Service
DCS (NOAA) - Data Collection System (NOAA)
GOES Comms - Communications package on GOES
Imager - Imager
S&R (GOES) - Search and Rescue
SEM (GOES) - Space Environment Monitor
SEM/EPS - Energetic Particles Sensor
SEM/HEPAD - High Energy Proton and Alpha Particles Detector
SEM/MAG - Magnetometer
SEM/XRS-EUV - X-Ray Sensor - Extreme Ultra-Violet Sensor
Sounder - Sounder
WEFAX - Weather Facsimile
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 36 )
Case Studies of the Oregon Floods of February and November 1996
CERES GEO Cloud Retrievals in ISCCP-D2like Format Daytime Edition3A
CERES MODIS and GEO Cloud Retrievals in ISCCP-D2like Format Daytime Edition3A
Climatology for NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW) Daily Global 5km Satellite Coral Bleaching Heat Stress M ...
COMET Case Study 007: High Plains Snow Event 1996 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC
COMET Case Study 008: California Flood 1996-1997 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC
COMET Case Study 010: Southeastern U.S. Severe Weather 1997 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC
COMET Case Study 011: Fort Collins, Colorado Flash Flood Event Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC
COMET Case Study 013: Southern California Floods/Florida Tornadoes 1998 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIA ...
COMET Case Study 014: Midwest Cold Season Synoptic Storm 1996 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

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