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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Sentinel-5 A -
Full Name Sentinel-5 A Status Planned
Mission Agencies ESA, COM Launch Date 2021
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 2028
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications In early stages of mission definition. Other payloads will be added. The Sentinel-5 mission is carried on EPS-SG-a.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols UVNS (Sentinel-5)
Atmospheric Humidity Fields UVNS (Sentinel-5)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature UVNS (Sentinel-5)
Ozone UVNS (Sentinel-5)
Trace gases (excluding ozone) UVNS (Sentinel-5)
Mission Instruments
UVNS (Sentinel-5) - Ultra-violet Visible Near-infrared Shortwave-infrared spectrometer
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