THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Glory -
Full Name Glory Status N/A
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 22 Nov 2010
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 22 Nov 2010
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98.8 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.2 deg
Orbit Altitude 705 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:33 Repeat Cycle 16 days
Objectives and Applications Mission failed to reach orbit due to LV separation problem.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols APS
Cloud particle properties and profile APS
Radiation budget TIM
Mission Instruments
APS - Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor
TIM - Total Irradiance Monitor
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