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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GRACE-FO -
Full Name Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment - Follow-on Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies NASA, GFZ Launch Date 22 May 2018
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date May 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #s 43476 (TLE), 43477 (TLE)
International Designators 2018-047A, 2018-047B
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 98 minutes
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination 89 deg
Orbit Altitude 500 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications 5-year nominal mission life, Extremely high precision gravity measurements for use in construction of gravity field models. GRACE-FO will consists of two satellites (A, B) serving one mission in the same manner as the original GRACE mission
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements GRACE instrument, LRI, MWI
LandSoil moisture GRACE instrument
OceanOcean topography/currents GRACE instrument
Mission Instruments
GRACE instrument - GRACE instrument
LRI - Laser Ranging Instrument
MWI - Microwave Instrument
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 19 )
CSR TELLUS GRACE-FO Level-3 Monthly Land Water-Equivalent-Thickness Surface Mass Anomaly Release 6.0 ...
CSR TELLUS GRACE-FO Level-3 Monthly Ocean Bottom Pressure Anomaly Release 6.0 version 03 in netCDF/A ...
GFZ TELLUS GRACE-FO Level-3 Monthly Land Water-Equivalent-Thickness Surface Mass Anomaly Release 6.0 ...
GFZ TELLUS GRACE-FO Level-3 Monthly Ocean Bottom Pressure Anomaly Release 6.0 version 03 in netCDF/A ...
GRACE-FO Level-1A Release version 4.0 from JPL in ASCII
GRACE-FO Level-1B Release version 4.0 from JPL in ASCII
GRACE-FO Level-2 Monthly Geopotential Spherical Harmonics CSR Release 6.0 (RL06)
GRACE-FO Level-2 Monthly Geopotential Spherical Harmonics JPL Release 6.0 (RL06)
GRACE-FO Level-2 Monthly Geopotential Spherical Harmonics GFZ Release 6.0 (RL06)
JPL GRACE and GRACE-FO Mascon Ocean, Ice, and Hydrology Equivalent Water Height Coastal Resolution I ...

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 19 results)
CSR TELLUS GRACE-FO Level-3 Monthly Land Water-Equivalent-Thickness Surface Mass Anomaly Release 6.0 ...
CSR TELLUS GRACE-FO Level-3 Monthly Ocean Bottom Pressure Anomaly Release 6.0 version 03 in netCDF/A ...
GFZ TELLUS GRACE-FO Level-3 Monthly Land Water-Equivalent-Thickness Surface Mass Anomaly Release 6.0 ...
GFZ TELLUS GRACE-FO Level-3 Monthly Ocean Bottom Pressure Anomaly Release 6.0 version 03 in netCDF/A ...
GRACE-FO Level-1A Release version 4.0 from JPL in ASCII
GRACE-FO Level-1B Release version 4.0 from JPL in ASCII
GRACE-FO Level-2 Monthly Geopotential Spherical Harmonics CSR Release 6.0 (RL06)
GRACE-FO Level-2 Monthly Geopotential Spherical Harmonics JPL Release 6.0 (RL06)
GRACE-FO Level-2 Monthly Geopotential Spherical Harmonics GFZ Release 6.0 (RL06)
JPL GRACE and GRACE-FO Mascon Ocean, Ice, and Hydrology Equivalent Water Height Coastal Resolution I ...

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