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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - COSMIC-1 FM3 -
Full Name COSMIC-1 FM3
aka FORMOSAT-3 FM3
Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NOAA, NSPO, UCAR Launch Date 14 Apr 2006
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 05 Jul 2010
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 100 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 72 deg
Orbit Altitude 711 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, ionosphere and climate.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields GOX
Atmospheric Temperature Fields GOX
Mission Instruments
GOX - Global Positioning Satellite Occultation Experiment (GOX)
TIP - Tiny Ionospheric Photometer
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