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Full Name Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution Status Approved
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date Aug 2022
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Jan 2024
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period 1436 minutes
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 35786 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Hourly measurements of air pollution over North America, from Mexico City to the Canadian oil sands, at high spatial resolution. Measurements in ultraviolet and visible wavelengths will provide a suite of products including the key elements of tropospheric air pollution chemistry. Uses a commercial geostationary host spacecraft. Will be part of the first global geostationary constellation for pollution monitoring, along with European and Korean missions now in development.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereOzone Spectrometer (TEMPO)
Trace gases (excluding ozone) Spectrometer (TEMPO)
Mission Instruments
Spectrometer (TEMPO) - Spectrometer (TEMPO)
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