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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – CATALOGUE OF SATELLITE MISSIONS
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MissionAgencyStatusLaunch dateEOL dateApplicationsInstrumentsOrbit details & URL
ALOS-3
Advanced Optical Satellite

JAXAApprovedApr 2020Mar 2028Disaster monitoring, coastal and land environmental monitoring, the maintenance and updates of precise geospatial information. Mission instruments will be Optical Sensors (Pan, Multi).Type: Sun-synchronous
Altitude: 669 km
Period: 98 mins
Inclination: 98.1 deg
Repeat cycle: 35 days
LST: 10:30
Longitude (if geo):
Asc/desc: Descending
Links: mission site
ALOS-4
Advanced Land Observing Satellite-4

JAXAApprovedDec 2020Mar 2028Environmental monitoring, disaster monitoring, civil planning, agriculture and forestry, Earth resources, land surface.ALOS-4 SAR (L-band)Type: Sun-synchronous
Altitude: 628 km
Period: 97 mins
Inclination: 97.9 deg
Repeat cycle: 14 days
LST: 12:00
Longitude (if geo):
Asc/desc: Descending
Links: mission site
BIOMASS
BIOMASS

ESAApprovedJul 2022Jan 2028Will provide global maps of forest biomass and height (at 200 m resolution) and forest disturbance (at 50 m resolution) every 6 monthsP-Band SARType: Sun-synchronous
Altitude: 660 km
Period: 102.6 mins
Inclination: 97.97 deg
Repeat cycle:
LST: 06:00
Longitude (if geo):
Asc/desc: Ascending
Links:
CARTOSAT-3
Cartography Satellite - 3

ISROApprovedNov 2019Nov 2024Suitable for cadastral and infrastructure mapping and analysis.MX (Cartosat-3), PAN (Cartosat-3)Type: Sun-synchronous
Altitude: 450 km
Period:
Inclination: 97.9 deg
Repeat cycle:
LST: 10:30
Longitude (if geo):
Asc/desc: Descending
Links: mission site
CAS500-1
Compact Advanced Satellite 500 -1

KARI / KAI / NGIIApprovedMay 2020May 2024Cartography, land use and planningHigh Resolution Optical SensorType: Sun-synchronous
Altitude: 528 km
Period: 98.5 mins
Inclination: 98.1 deg
Repeat cycle: 28 days
LST: 10:50
Longitude (if geo):
Asc/desc: Ascending
Links:
CAS500-2
Compact Advanced Satellite 500 -2

KARI / KAI / NGIIApprovedMay 2021May 2025Cartography, land use and planningHigh Resolution Optical SensorType: Sun-synchronous
Altitude: 528 km
Period: 98.5 mins
Inclination: 98.1 deg
Repeat cycle: 28 days
LST: 10:50
Longitude (if geo):
Asc/desc: Ascending
Links:
CSG-1
COSMO-SkyMed di Seconda Generazione - 1

ASI / MoD (Italy)ApprovedOct 2019Oct 2026Environmental monitoring, surveillance and risk management applications, environmental resources management, maritime management, earth topographic mapping, law enforcement, informative / science applications.CSG SARType: Sun-synchronous
Altitude: 620 km
Period: 97.1 mins
Inclination: 97.8 deg
Repeat cycle: 16 days
LST: 6:00
Longitude (if geo):
Asc/desc: Ascending
Links: mission site
CSG-2
COSMO-SkyMed di Seconda Generazione - 2

ASI / MoD (Italy)ApprovedOct 2020Oct 2027Environmental monitoring, surveillance and risk management applications, environmental resources management, maritime management, earth topographic mapping, law enforcement, informative / science applications.CSG SARType: Sun-synchronous
Altitude: 620 km
Period: 97.1 mins
Inclination: 97.8 deg
Repeat cycle: 16 days
LST: 6:00
Longitude (if geo):
Asc/desc: Ascending
Links: mission site
EarthCARE
EarthCARE

ESA / JAXAApprovedJun 2022Jun 2025To Improve the understanding of atmospheric cloud–aerosol interactions and of the Earth's radiative balance towards enhancing climate and numerical weather prediction models. The 2 active and 2 passive instruments of EarthCARE make unique data product synergies possible.ATLID, BBR (EarthCARE), CPR (EarthCARE), MSI (EarthCARE)Type: Sun-synchronous
Altitude: 393 km
Period:
Inclination: 97 deg
Repeat cycle: 25 days
LST: 14:00
Longitude (if geo):
Asc/desc: Descending
Links: mission site
Elektro-L N3
Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite

ROSKOSMOS / ROSHYDROMETApprovedNov 2019Dec 2029Hydrometeorology, heliogeophysics, climatology, cloud information.DCS , GGAK-E, MSU-GSType: Geostationary
Altitude: 35800 km
Period:
Inclination:
Repeat cycle:
LST:
Longitude (if geo): 165.8
Asc/desc: N/A
Links: mission site | data access
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