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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Sentinel-5 precursor -
Full Name Sentinel-5 precursor Status Approved
Mission Agencies ESA, COM, NSO Launch Date Nov 2016
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Nov 2023
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 17 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.742 deg
Orbit Altitude 824 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 13:30 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Supporting global atmospheric composition and air quality monitoring services.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols UVNS (Sentinel-5 precursor)
Atmospheric Humidity Fields UVNS (Sentinel-5 precursor)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature UVNS (Sentinel-5 precursor)
Ozone UVNS (Sentinel-5 precursor)
Trace gases (excluding ozone) UVNS (Sentinel-5 precursor)
Mission Instruments
UVNS (Sentinel-5 precursor) - TROPOMI
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