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Full Name Deep Space Climate Observatory
aka Triana (formerly)
Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies NOAA, NASA, USAF Launch Date 11 Feb 2015
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Feb 2020
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Earth-Sun L-1 Orbit Period 259200 minutes
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 150000 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Every 3 months. Repeat Cycle 1 days
Objectives and Applications Measure a combination of solar phenomena and earth science measurements. Provides 15 min warning for solar storms (CME) events. Provides full disk Earth observations at 10 wavelengths with 2-4 hour cadence. This mission is positioned at the Earth-Sun L-1 point.
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAerosols EPIC
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature EPIC
Ozone EPIC
Radiation budget NISTAR
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements ES, PlasMag
Mission Instruments
EPIC - Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera
ES - Electron Spectrometer
FC - Faraday Cup
NISTAR - NIST Advanced Radiometer
PHA - Pulse Height Analyzer
PlasMag - Plasma-Magnetometer
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