CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Sentinel CO2M-B -
Full Name Copernicus Carbon Dioxide Monitoring - B
aka CO2M-B
Status Approved
Mission Agencies ESA, COM, EUMETSAT Launch Date Sep 2026
Mission Links mission site | EOL Date Mar 2034
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 99.5 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.7 deg
Orbit Altitude 735 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 11:30 (at DN) Repeat Cycle 11 days
Objectives and Applications CO2M will provide Copernicus with a CO2 monitoring and verification support capacity, capable of estimating anthropogenic CO2 emissions at country and megacity scales.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols MAP
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature CLIM
Trace gases (excluding ozone) CO2I
Mission Instruments
CLIM - 3-band CLoud Imager
CO2I - Integrated CO2 & NO2 Imaging spectrometer
MAP - Multi-Angular Multi-band Polarimeter
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