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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GEO-CAPE -
Full Name Geostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events Status Considered
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 2023
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date 2026
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 42000 km Orbit Longitude 80 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle 1 days
Objectives and Applications Phase-2 DS Mission, launch order unknown, 3-year nominal mission. Atmospheric gas columns for air quality forecasts; ocean colour for coastal ecosystem health and climate emissions.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols UV/Vis Near IR Wide Imaging Spectrometer (Geo-Cape)
Atmospheric Winds Event Imaging Spectrometer from GEO (GeoCape)
Ozone UV/Vis Near IR Wide Imaging Spectrometer (Geo-Cape)
Trace gases (excluding ozone) IR Correlation Radiometer (GeoCape), UV/Vis Near IR Wide Imaging Spectrometer (Geo-Cape)
OceanOcean colour/biology Event Imaging Spectrometer from GEO (GeoCape)
Mission Instruments
Event Imaging Spectrometer from GEO (GeoCape) - Event Imaging Spectrometer from GEO (GeoCape)
IR Correlation Radiometer (GeoCape) - IR Correlation Radiometer (GeoCape)
UV/Vis Near IR Wide Imaging Spectrometer (Geo-Cape) - UV/Vis Near IR Wide Imaging Spectrometer (Geo-Cape)
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