THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GOES-3 -
Full Name Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 3 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NOAA Launch Date 16 Jun 1978
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Jul 1993
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 10953 (TLE)
International Designator 1978-062A
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 4.3 deg
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 170 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, atmospheric dynamics, land surface, space environment, search and rescue, data collection, WEFAX (weather facsimile service).
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
DCIS - Data Collection and Interrogation Service
SEM/EPS - Energetic Particles Sensor
SEM/HEPAD - High Energy Proton and Alpha Particles Detector
SEM/MAG - Magnetometer
SEM/XRS-EUV - X-Ray Sensor - Extreme Ultra-Violet Sensor
VISSR - Visible-Infrared Spin Scan Radiometer
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 2 )
Imagery and Radiance Temperatures from the Visible and Infrared Spin-Scan Radiometer (VISSR) on SMS/ ...
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Visible and Near Infrared Reflectance from GOES and AVHRR, Version ...

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 6 results)
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Northern Hemisphere (NH) Snow Cover Extent (SCE), Version 1. CLIMA ...
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Ar ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Snow cover and hydroclimate studies Snow-atmosphere studies Snow-sea ice studi ...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Climate Change and Natural Variability Impact Assessment, Extreme Precipitatio ...
Imagery and Radiance Temperatures from the Visible and Infrared Spin-Scan Radiometer (VISSR) on SMS/ ...
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Visible and Near Infrared Reflectance from GOES and AVHRR, Version ...

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