CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Post-EPS -
Full Name Post EUMETSAT Polar System Status Cancelled
Mission Agencies EUMETSAT, DLR Launch Date 01 Jan 2018
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 01 Jan 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.7 deg
Orbit Altitude 817 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 9:30 Repeat Cycle 29 days
Objectives and Applications Operational meteorology, climate monitoring, environmental services.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols METimage
Atmospheric Humidity Fields METimage
Atmospheric Winds METimage
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature METimage
Cloud particle properties and profile METimage
Liquid water and precipitation rate METimage
Atmospheric Temperature Fields METimage
LandAlbedo and reflectance METimage
Vegetation METimage
Surface temperature (land) METimage
Multi-purpose imagery (land) METimage
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) METimage
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth METimage
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness METimage
Mission Instruments
METimage - Multi Spectral Imager
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