CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - CLARREO-4 -
Full Name Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory Status Cancelled
Mission Agencies NASA, NOAA Launch Date 30 Oct 2020
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date 30 Oct 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 90 deg
Orbit Altitude 650 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle 365 days
Objectives and Applications Phase-1 DS Mission (follows SMAP and ICESAT-2), 3-year nominal mission. Solar radiation: spectrally resolved forcing and response of the climate system.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAerosols Solar reflected spectrometer (CLARREO)
Atmospheric Humidity Fields Occultation GNSS Receiver (CLARREO)
Radiation budget Solar reflected spectrometer (CLARREO)
Atmospheric Temperature Fields Occultation GNSS Receiver (CLARREO)
LandAlbedo and reflectance Occultation GNSS Receiver (CLARREO)
Mission Instruments
Occultation GNSS Receiver (CLARREO) - Occultation GNSS Receiver (CLARREO)
Solar reflected spectrometer (CLARREO) - Solar reflected spectrometer (CLARREO)
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