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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GRACE-FO -
Full Name Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment - Follow-on Status Operational (nominal)
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 LRI, MWI
Mission Instruments
LRI - Laser Ranging Instrument
MWI - Microwave Instrument
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 106 )
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 04 in netCDF/A ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Daily Mean 0.5 Degree (Version 4 ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Monthly Mean 0.5 Degree (Version ...
ECCO Atmosphere Surface Temperature, Humidity, Wind, and Pressure - Monthly Mean llc90 Grid (Version ...
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Bolus Transport Streamfunction - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Bolus Transport Streamfunction - Monthly Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Daily Mean 0.5 Degree (Version 4 Release 4)
ECCO Gent-McWilliams Ocean Bolus Velocity - Daily Mean llc90 Grid (Version 4 Release 4)

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