CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ATLAS -
Full Name Atmospheric Laboratory for Application and Science Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 24 Mar 1992
Mission Links EOL Date 24 Mar 2003
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Orbit Period 90.6 minutes
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 57 deg
Orbit Altitude 303 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 2023-05-03T12:09:28.105+0100 Repeat Cycle 0 days
Objectives and Applications Overall objective: a) study of the chemical makeup of the atmosphere between approximately 15 and 100 km above the Earth's surface, b) measurement of the total energy contained in sunlight and how that energy varies, c) investigation of how the Earth's electric and magnetic fields and atmosphere influence one another, and d) examine sources of ultraviolet light in the universe.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 3 )
Atmospheric Trace Molecule Spectrometry Experiment (ATMOS): Data from Spacelab-3 , ATLAS-1, ATLAS-2, ...
WATER TEMPERATURE and other data from ATLAS from 1955-09-20 to 1955-09-24 (NCEI Accession 7600347)
WATER TEMPERATURE and other data from ATLAS, LAFAYETTE and other platforms from 1985-04-04 to 1987-1 ...

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