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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - TanSat -
Full Name The Global Carbon Dioxide Observation Satellite Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies NRSCC, NSMC-CMA Launch Date 21 Dec 2016
Mission Links data access portal EOL Date Dec 2020
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 41898 (TLE)
International Designator 2016-081A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 90 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.2 deg
Orbit Altitude 700 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 13:30 Repeat Cycle 16 days
Objectives and Applications the carbon dioxide (CO2) monitoring
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols CAPI
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature CAPI
Trace gases (excluding ozone) ACGS
Mission Instruments
ACGS - Atmospheric Carbon dioxide Grating Spectrometer
CAPI - Cloud and Aerosol Polarization Imager
OpenSearch Datasets No IDN OpenSearch datasets found.

No FedEO OpenSearch datasets found.

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