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Full Name Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite-2
aka Ibuki-2
Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies JAXA, MOE (Japan), NIES (Japan) Launch Date 29 Oct 2018
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Mar 2024
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 43672 (TLE)
International Designator 2018-084B
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 96.9 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.8 deg
Orbit Altitude 613 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 13:00 Repeat Cycle 6 days
Objectives and Applications Observation of greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, CO) and solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence (SIF).
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAerosols TANSO-CAI-2
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature TANSO-CAI-2
Trace gases (excluding ozone) TANSO-FTS-2
Atmospheric Temperature Fields TANSO-FTS-2
LandVegetation TANSO-CAI-2, TANSO-FTS-2
Mission Instruments
TANSO-CAI-2 - Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observation - Cloud and Aerosol Imager-2
TANSO-FTS-2 - Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observation - Fourier Transform Spectrometer-2
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GOSAT-2 TANSO FTS-2 and CAI-2 full archive and new products

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