THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - TanSat -
Full Name The Global Carbon Dioxide Observation Satellite Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies NRSCC, NSMC-CMA Launch Date 21 Dec 2016
Mission Links data access portal EOL Date Dec 2019
EO Portal Info
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
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