Full Name Joint Polar Satellite System - 1 aka NOAA-20 Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies NOAA, EUMETSAT, NASA Launch Date 18 Nov 2017
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Jun 2027
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 43013 (TLE)
International Designator 2017-073A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101.5 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.75 deg
Orbit Altitude 833 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 13:30 Repeat Cycle 16 days
Objectives and Applications Meteorological, climatic, terrestrial, oceanographic, and solar-geophysical applications; global and regional environmental monitoring, search and rescue, data collection.
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAerosols OMPS, VIIRS
Atmospheric Humidity Fields ATMS, CrIS
Atmospheric Winds VIIRS
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature VIIRS
Cloud particle properties and profile ATMS, VIIRS
Liquid water and precipitation rate ATMS
Ozone OMPS
Radiation budget CERES, VIIRS
Trace gases (excluding ozone) CrIS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields ATMS, CrIS, VIIRS
LandAlbedo and reflectance VIIRS
Soil moisture VIIRS
Vegetation VIIRS
Surface temperature (land) ATMS, VIIRS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) VIIRS
OceanOcean colour/biology VIIRS
Ocean surface winds ATMS
Surface temperature (ocean) VIIRS
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) VIIRS
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth VIIRS
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness ATMS, VIIRS
Mission Instruments
ATMS - Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder
CERES - Cloud and the Earth's Radiant Energy System
CrIS - Cross-track Infrared Sounder
OMPS - Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite
VIIRS - Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 31 )
CEOS Cal Val Test Site - Dome C, Antarctica - Instrumented Site
CERES Bidirectional Scans JPSS-1 FM6 Edition1
CERES ERBE-like Instantaneous TOA Estimates NOAA-20 FM6 Edition1
CERES ERBE-like Monthly Geographical Averages NOAA-20 FM6 Edition1
CERES ERBE-like Monthly Regional Averages NOAA-20 FM6 Edition1
CERES Single Scanner Footprint (SSF) TOA/Surface Fluxes, Clouds and Aerosols NOAA20-FM6-VIIRS Editio ...
JPSS1 CrIS-VIIRS 750-m Matchup Indexes V1 (J1_CrIS_VIIRS750m_IND) at GES_DISC
Sounder SIPS: JPSS-1 ATMS Level 1 Daily Polygon Granule Map at GES DISC
TROPESS CrIS-JPSS1 L2 Ammonia for Forward Stream, Standard Product V1 (TRPSDL2NH3CRS1FS) at GES DISC
TROPESS CrIS-JPSS1 L2 Ammonia for Forward Stream, Summary Product V1 (TRPSYL2NH3CRS1FS) at GES DISC

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (view all 1 results: browser , table )
CLIMATE APPLICATIONS: water vapour feedback; A long-term UTH data record will be used in a wide ran...

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