THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - FY-3E -
Full Name FY-3E Polar-orbiting Meteorological Satellite Status Planned
Mission Agencies NSMC-CMA, NRSCC Launch Date 2019
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date 2024
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.753 deg
Orbit Altitude 830 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:00 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology and environmental monitoring; data collection and redistribution.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields ASI, GNOS, HIRAS, MWHS-2, MWTS-2
Atmospheric Winds WindRAD
Ozone ASI, MWHS-2
Radiation budget ERM-2, SIM-2
Atmospheric Temperature Fields ASI, GNOS, HIRAS, MWHS-2, MWTS-2
LandVegetation MERSI-2
OceanOcean colour/biology MERSI-2
Ocean surface winds WindRAD
Mission Instruments
ASI - Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer
ERM-2 - Improved Earth Radiation Measurement
GNOS - GNSS Radio Occultation Sounder
HIRAS - Hyperspectral Infrared Atmospheric Sounder
MERSI-2 - Improved Medium Resolution Spectral Imager
MWHS-2 - Improved MicroWave Humidity Sounder
MWTS-2 - Micro-Wave Temperature Sounder-2
SES - Space Environment Suite, improved SEM
SIM-2 - Solar Irradiation Monitor-2
WindRAD - Wind Radar
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