CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - GACM -
Full Name Global Atmospheric Composition Mission Status Cancelled
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 03 Jan 2030
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 03 Apr 2033
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Phase-3 DS Mission, launch order unknown, 3-year nominal mission. Ozone and related gases for intercontinental air quality and stratospheric ozone layer prediction.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols Microwave limb sounder (GACM), UV Spectrometer (GACM)
Atmospheric Humidity Fields Microwave limb sounder (GACM)
Ozone Microwave limb sounder (GACM), UV Spectrometer (GACM)
Trace gases (excluding ozone) IR Spectrometer (GACM), Microwave limb sounder (GACM), UV Spectrometer (GACM)
Atmospheric Temperature Fields Microwave limb sounder (GACM)
Mission Instruments
IR Spectrometer (GACM) - IR Spectrometer (GACM)
Microwave limb sounder (GACM) - Microwave limb sounder (GACM)
UV Spectrometer (GACM) - UV Spectrometer (GACM)
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