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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 | data access portal 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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