Full Name Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership
aka NPP, S-NPP
Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies NASA, NOAA Launch Date 28 Oct 2011
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Oct 2026
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 37849 (TLE)
International Designator 2011-061A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.7 deg
Orbit Altitude 824 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 13:30 Repeat Cycle 16 days
Objectives and Applications 5-year nominal mission life. Operational polar weather and climate measurements. CrIS MWIR non-operational on Suomi NPP effective 12 July 2021.
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAerosols OMPS, OMPS-L, VIIRS
Atmospheric Humidity Fields ATMS, CrIS
Atmospheric Winds VIIRS
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature VIIRS
Cloud particle properties and profile ATMS, VIIRS
Liquid water and precipitation rate ATMS
Radiation budget CERES, VIIRS
Trace gases (excluding ozone) CrIS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields ATMS, CrIS, VIIRS
LandAlbedo and reflectance VIIRS
Soil moisture VIIRS
Vegetation VIIRS
Surface temperature (land) ATMS, VIIRS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) VIIRS
OceanOcean colour/biology VIIRS
Ocean surface winds ATMS
Surface temperature (ocean) VIIRS
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) VIIRS
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth VIIRS
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness ATMS, VIIRS
Mission Instruments
ATMS - Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder
CERES - Cloud and the Earth's Radiant Energy System
CrIS - Cross-track Infrared Sounder
OMPS - Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite
OMPS-L - Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite Limb Profiler
VIIRS - Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 8 )
Black Sea High Resolution SST L4 Analysis 0.0625 deg Resolution for 2019-09-18 (NCEI Accession 02135 ...
Climatology for NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW) Daily Global 5km Satellite Coral Bleaching Heat Stress M ...
Forecast products and associated satellite imagery from the Gulf of Mexico created by the NOAA Harmf ...
NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW) Daily Global 5-km (0.05 degree) Satellite Coral Bleaching Heat Stress Mo ...
NOAA SNPP and NOAA-20 VIIRS Operational Ocean Color (OC) Environmental Data Records (EDR) Level-2 Pr ...
Satellite Ocean Heat Content Suite
VIIRS Ocean Color Science Quality Mission-long Reprocessed Environmental Data Records (EDR) Level-2 ...
VIIRS Ocean Color Science Quality Mission-long Reprocessed Environmental Data Records (EDR) Level-3 ...

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