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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - SAGE/AEM-2 -
Full Name Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment Applications Explorer Mission 2 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 18 Feb 1979
Mission Links EOL Date 19 Nov 1981
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols SAGE I
Atmospheric Humidity Fields SAGE I
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature SAGE I
Ozone SAGE I
Trace gases (excluding ozone) SAGE I
Atmospheric Temperature Fields SAGE I
Mission Instruments
SAGE I - Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment I instrument
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