CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Sentinel CIMR-A -
Full Name Copernicus Imaging Microwave Radiometer - A Status Approved
Mission Agencies ESA, COM Launch Date Oct 2029
Mission Links mission site | EOL Date Apr 2037
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International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.7 deg
Orbit Altitude 830 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 06:00 (at DN) Repeat Cycle 29 days
Objectives and Applications CIMR will provide high-spatial resolution microwave imaging radiometry measurements and derived products with continuous global coverage and sub-daily revisit in the polar regions and adjacent seas, to address Copernicus user needs
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) Imaging Microwave Radiometer
Ocean Salinity Imaging Microwave Radiometer
Snow & IceSea ice cover, edge and thickness Imaging Microwave Radiometer
Mission Instruments
Imaging Microwave Radiometer - Imaging Microwave Radiometer
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