Full Name Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - 5 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NOAA Launch Date 22 May 1981
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 18 Jul 1990
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 12472 (TLE)
International Designator 1981-049A
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 Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 7 )
Global Data Base of Monthly Mean Cloud and Surface Properties
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage B3 Reduced Radiances in Native Forma ...
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage D1 3-Hourly Cloud Products - Revised ...
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage D2 Monthly Cloud Products - Revised ...
International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Stage DX Pixel Level Cloud Product - Revis ...
Past and Present Weather Data and Analysis Software from Unidata via WWW
Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Release 3.0 Shortwave 3 hourly monthly UTC data in netcdf format

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

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