CEOS EO HANDBOOK – AGENCY SUMMARY - CSA
Agency Name Full Canadian Space Agency CEOS Member yes
Agency Country Canada Agency Website http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca
Agency Mission Timeline click here
Agency Series
SeriesMissions
RADARSATRADARSAT-1, RADARSAT-2, RCM-1, RCM-2, RCM-3
Current Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
Terra 18 Dec 1999 Sep 2027 ASTER, CERES, MISR, MODIS, MOPITT
Odin 20 Feb 2001 Dec 2024 OSIRIS, SMR
SCISAT-1 12 Aug 2003 Mar 2024 ACE-FTS, MAESTRO
CloudSat 28 Apr 2006 Jan 2024 CPR (CloudSat)
RADARSAT-2 14 Dec 2007 Apr 2026 SAR (RADARSAT-2)
ePOP on CASSIOPE 29 Sep 2013 Apr 2024 CER, FAI, GAP, IRM, MGF, NMS, RRI, SEI
Swarm 22 Nov 2013 Dec 2025 ACC, ASM, EFI, GPS Receiver (Swarm), Laser Reflectors (ESA), STR, VFM
SMAP 31 Jan 2015 Sep 2026 L-band Radar (SMAP), L-band Radiometer (SMAP)
RCM-1 12 Jun 2019 Oct 2026 AIS (RCM), SAR (RCM)
RCM-2 12 Jun 2019 Oct 2026 AIS (RCM), SAR (RCM)
RCM-3 12 Jun 2019 Oct 2026 AIS (RCM), SAR (RCM)
SWOT 14 Dec 2022 30 Nov 2025 AMR-S, DGXX-S, GPSP, Ka-band Radar INterferometer (KaRIN), LRA, POSEIDON-3C Altimeter
Approved Missions
None.
Planned Missions
timeline
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
WildFireSat 2028 2032 CWFMS
HAWCSat 2031 2036 ALI, SHOW
AOS-Sky 2031 2036 AOS-Sky Lidar, AOS-Sky Microwave Radiometer, AOS-Sky Polarimeter, AOS-Sky Radar, TICFIRE
Considered Missions
None.
Completed Missions
MissionLaunchEOL Instrument(s)
RADARSAT-1 04 Nov 1995 29 Mar 2013 SAR (RADARSAT)
Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
ACE-FTSSCISAT-1
AIS (RCM)RCM-1, RCM-2, RCM-3
CERePOP on CASSIOPE
EFISwarm
FAIePOP on CASSIOPE
GAPePOP on CASSIOPE
IRMePOP on CASSIOPE
MAESTROSCISAT-1
MGFePOP on CASSIOPE
MOPITTTerra
NMSePOP on CASSIOPE
OSIRISOdin
RRIePOP on CASSIOPE
SAR (RADARSAT-2)RADARSAT-2
SAR (RCM)RCM-1, RCM-2, RCM-3
SEIePOP on CASSIOPE
Prototype Instruments None.
Instruments Being Developed
InstrumentMission(s)
ALIHAWCSat
AMR-SSWOT
CWFMSWildFireSat
SHOWHAWCSat
TICFIREAOS-Sky
Approved Instruments None.
Proposed Instruments None.
TBD Instruments None.
No Longer Operational Instruments
InstrumentMission(s)
NIRSTSAC-D/Aquarius
SAR (RADARSAT)RADARSAT-1