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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - SMAP -
Full Name Soil Moisture Active Passive Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies NASA, CSA Launch Date 31 Jan 2015
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Sep 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 40376 (TLE)
International Designator 2015-003A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98.46 minutes
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 98.12 deg
Orbit Altitude 685 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 18:00 Repeat Cycle 8 days
Objectives and Applications 3-year nominal mission life. Global soil moisture and freeze-thaw state mapping.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandSoil moisture L-band Radar (SMAP), L-band Radiometer (SMAP)
Mission Instruments
L-band Radar (SMAP) - L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SMAP)
L-band Radiometer (SMAP) - L-band Radiometer (SMAP)
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 63 )
ABoVE: Active Layer Thickness from Remote Sensing Permafrost Model, Alaska, 2001-2015
JPL SMAP Level 2B CAP Sea Surface Salinity V5.0 Validated Dataset
JPL SMAP Level 2B Near Real-time CAP Sea Surface Salinity V5.0 Validated Dataset
JPL SMAP Level 3 CAP Sea Surface Salinity Standard Mapped Image 8-Day Running Mean V5.0 Validated Da ...
JPL SMAP Level 3 CAP Sea Surface Salinity Standard Mapped Image Monthly V5.0 Validated Dataset
RSS SMAP Level 2C Sea Surface Salinity V4.0 Validated Dataset
RSS SMAP Level 3 Sea Surface Salinity Standard Mapped Image 8-Day Running Mean V4.0 Validated Datase ...
RSS SMAP Level 3 Sea Surface Salinity Standard Mapped Image Monthly V4.0 Validated Dataset
SMAP Enhanced L1C Radiometer Half-Orbit 9 km EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures V003
SMAP Enhanced L2 Radiometer Half-Orbit 9 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture V004

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 63 results)
ABoVE: Active Layer Thickness from Remote Sensing Permafrost Model, Alaska, 2001-2015
JPL SMAP Level 2B CAP Sea Surface Salinity V5.0 Validated Dataset
JPL SMAP Level 2B Near Real-time CAP Sea Surface Salinity V5.0 Validated Dataset
JPL SMAP Level 3 CAP Sea Surface Salinity Standard Mapped Image 8-Day Running Mean V5.0 Validated Da ...
JPL SMAP Level 3 CAP Sea Surface Salinity Standard Mapped Image Monthly V5.0 Validated Dataset
RSS SMAP Level 2C Sea Surface Salinity V4.0 Validated Dataset
RSS SMAP Level 3 Sea Surface Salinity Standard Mapped Image 8-Day Running Mean V4.0 Validated Datase ...
RSS SMAP Level 3 Sea Surface Salinity Standard Mapped Image Monthly V4.0 Validated Dataset
SMAP Enhanced L1C Radiometer Half-Orbit 9 km EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures V003
SMAP Enhanced L2 Radiometer Half-Orbit 9 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture V004

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