THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GRACE-II -
Full Name Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Status Considered
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 2030
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date 2033
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Phase-3 DS Mission, launch order unknown, 3-year nominal mission. High temporal resolution gravity fields for tracking large scale water movement.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements GRACE instrument
LandSoil moisture GRACE instrument
OceanOcean topography/currents GRACE instrument
Mission Instruments
GRACE instrument - GRACE instrument
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