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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - 3D Winds -
Full Name Three Dimensional Tropospheric Winds from Space Based Lidar Status Considered
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 2030
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 2033
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 97.03 deg
Orbit Altitude 400 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 6:00 Repeat Cycle 12 days
Objectives and Applications Phase-3 DS Mission, launch order unknown, 3-year nominal mission. Tropospheric winds for weather forecasting and pollution transport.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Winds HDWL (3D Winds)
OceanOcean surface winds HDWL (3D Winds)
Mission Instruments
HDWL (3D Winds) - HDWL (3D Winds)
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