CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GMS-5 -
Full Name Geostationary Meteorogical Satellite - 5 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies JAXA Launch Date 18 Mar 1995
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Jun 2005
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude -140 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields VISSR (GMS-5)
Atmospheric Winds VISSR (GMS-5)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature VISSR (GMS-5)
Liquid water and precipitation rate VISSR (GMS-5)
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) VISSR (GMS-5)
Mission Instruments
DCS (JAXA) - Data Collection System (JAXA)
GMS Comms - Communications package on GMS
VISSR (GMS-5) - Visible and Infra-red Spin Scan Radiometer (GMS-5)
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 24 )
Antarctic Satellite Derived Winds from Water Vapor and Cloud Drift
CERES GEO Cloud Retrievals in ISCCP-D2like Format Daytime Edition3A
CERES MODIS and GEO Cloud Retrievals in ISCCP-D2like Format Daytime Edition3A
GMS/GOES BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE in the SIDaB Data Base
GMS/GOES SOLAR RADIATION 10-DAY COMPOSITE in the SIDaB Data Base
GMS/GOES SOLAR RADIATION DAILY COMPOSITE in the SIDaB Data Base
GMS/GOES SOLAR RADIATION in the SIDaB Data Base
GMS/GOES SOLAR RADIATION MONTHLY COMPOSITE in the SIDaB Data Base
GMS/GOES SST 10-DAY COMPOSITE in the SIDaB Data Base
GMS/GOES SST DAILY COMPOSITE in the SIDaB Data Base

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