Full Name Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 4 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NOAA Launch Date 09 Sep 1980
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 22 Nov 1988
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 11964 (TLE)
International Designator 1980-074A
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 4.3 deg
Orbit Altitude 36000 km Orbit Longitude 170 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, atmospheric dynamics, land surface, space environment, search and rescue, data collection, WEFAX (weather facsimile service).
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields VAS
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature VAS
Liquid water and precipitation rate VAS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields VAS
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) VAS
Mission Instruments
DCIS - Data Collection and Interrogation Service
SEM/EPS - Energetic Particles Sensor
SEM/HEPAD - High Energy Proton and Alpha Particles Detector
SEM/MAG - Magnetometer
SEM/XRS-EUV - X-Ray Sensor - Extreme Ultra-Violet Sensor
VAS - VISSR Atmospheric Sounder
OpenSearch Datasets No IDN OpenSearch datasets found.

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (view all 4 results: browser , table )
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Ar...
NOAA Climate Data Record (CDR) of Northern Hemisphere (NH) Snow Cover Extent (SCE), Version 1. CLIMA...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Climate Change and Natural Variability Impact Assessment, Extreme Precipitatio...
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: Snow cover and hydroclimate studies Snow-atmosphere studies Snow-sea ice studi...

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