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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GOES-15 -
Full Name Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 15
aka GOES-P
Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies NOAA Launch Date 04 Mar 2010
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Jun 2025
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 36411 (TLE)
International Designator 2010-008A
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 135 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), SXI
LandSurface temperature (land) Imager, Sounder
Multi-purpose imagery (land) Imager
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) Imager, Sounder
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) Imager
Mission Instruments
A-DCS4 - A-DCS4
DCS (GOES-R Series) - Data Collection System (NOAA, GOES-16)
GOES Comms - Communications package on GOES
Imager - Imager
LRIT - Low-Rate Information Transmission
S&R (GOES) - Search and Rescue
SEM (GOES) - Space Environment Monitor
Sounder - Sounder
SXI - Solar X-ray Imager
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 28 )
Arctic Satellite Composite Imagery - Infrared
Arctic Satellite Composite Imagery - Longwave Infrared
Arctic Satellite Composite Imagery - Shortwave Infrared
Arctic Satellite Composite Imagery - Visible
CERES GEO Cloud Retrievals in ISCCP-D2like Format Daytime Edition3A
CERES MODIS and GEO Cloud Retrievals in ISCCP-D2like Format Daytime Edition3A
Geostationary Earth Orbit Land Surface Temperature Hourly North and South America 4 km V001
GHRSST Level 2P Central Pacific Regional Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Geostationary Operati ...
GHRSST Level 2P Central Pacific Regional Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Geostationary Operati ...
GHRSST Level 2P Western Atlantic Regional Skin Sea Surface Temperature from the Geostationary Operat ...

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 33 results)
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Northern Hemisphere (NH) Snow Cover Extent (SCE), Version 1. CLIMA ...
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Ar ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Precipitation assessment; climate model evaluation; Cloud-precipitation-Radiat ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Snow cover and hydroclimate studies Snow-atmosphere studies Snow-sea ice studi ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Climate Change and Natural Variability Impact Assessment, Extreme Precipitatio ...
Arctic Satellite Composite Imagery - Infrared
Arctic Satellite Composite Imagery - Longwave Infrared
Arctic Satellite Composite Imagery - Shortwave Infrared
Arctic Satellite Composite Imagery - Visible
CERES GEO Cloud Retrievals in ISCCP-D2like Format Daytime Edition3A

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