CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Sentinel-4 A -
Full Name Sentinel-4 A Status Approved
Mission Agencies ESA, COM, EUMETSAT Launch Date Sep 2024
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Mar 2033
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Geostationary Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude 0 deg
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Sentinel-4 will monitor key air quality trace gases and aerosols over Europe in support of the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) at high spatial resolution and with a fast revisit time. The Sentinel-4A mission is carried on MTG S1.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols UVN (Sentinel-4)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature UVN (Sentinel-4)
Ozone UVN (Sentinel-4)
Trace gases (excluding ozone) UVN (Sentinel-4)
Mission Instruments
UVN (Sentinel-4) - UV-visible- near infrared imaging spectrometer (Sentinel-4)
OpenSearch Datasets No IDN OpenSearch datasets found.

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