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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Sentinel-4 A -
Full Name Sentinel-4 A Status Planned
Mission Agencies ESA, COM Launch Date 2022
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 2030
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude 0 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Supporting European atmospheric composition and air quality monitoring services. The Sentinel-4 A mission is carried on MTG S1.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols UVN (Sentinel-4)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature UVN (Sentinel-4)
Ozone UVN (Sentinel-4)
Trace gases (excluding ozone) UVN (Sentinel-4)
Mission Instruments
UVN (Sentinel-4) - UV-visible- near infrared imaging spectrometer (Sentinel-4)
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