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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - MicroCarb -
Full Name MicroCarb Status Approved
Mission Agencies CNES, UKSA Launch Date Dec 2020
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2023
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 650 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle 21 days
Objectives and Applications The objective of the MicroCarb mission being to measure the CO2 concentration with extreme precision (of the order of 1 ppm, which is 0.3 %).
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereTrace gases (excluding ozone) Microcarb
Mission Instruments
Microcarb - Microcarb
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