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Full Name Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies NASA, NOAA Launch Date 15 Dec 2016
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Sep 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 41887 (TLE)
International Designator 2016-078D
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 95 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 35 deg
Orbit Altitude 520 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications To understand the coupling between ocean surface properties, moist atmospheric thermodynamics, radiation and convective dynamics in the inner core of a Tropical Cyclone (TC)
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
OceanOcean surface winds DDMI (CYGNSS)
Mission Instruments
DDMI (CYGNSS) - Delay Doppler Mapping Instrument (DDMI)
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 41 )
CYGNSS L3 Ocean Microplastic Concentration V1.0
CYGNSS Level 1 Climate Data Record Version 1.0
CYGNSS Level 1 Climate Data Record Version 1.1
CYGNSS Level 1 Climate Data Record Version 1.1
CYGNSS Level 1 Full Delay Doppler Map Data Record
CYGNSS Level 1 Full Delay Doppler Map Data Record Version 3.0
CYGNSS Level 1 Full Delay Doppler Map Data Record Version 3.0
CYGNSS Level 1 Raw Intermediate Frequency Data Record
CYGNSS Level 1 Science Data Record Version 2.1
CYGNSS Level 1 Science Data Record Version 2.1

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