Full Name Defense Weather Satellite System Status Cancelled
Mission Agencies USAF Launch Date
Mission Links EOL Date
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Originally scheduled for launch 2018, replaced with the Weather System Follow-on Microwave (WSF-M)
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAerosols VIIRS
Atmospheric Winds VIIRS
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature VIIRS
Cloud particle properties and profile VIIRS
Radiation budget VIIRS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields VIIRS
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements SEM-N
LandAlbedo and reflectance VIIRS
Soil moisture VIIRS
Vegetation VIIRS
Surface temperature (land) VIIRS
Multi-purpose imagery (land) VIIRS
OceanOcean colour/biology VIIRS
Surface temperature (ocean) VIIRS
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) VIIRS
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth VIIRS
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness VIIRS
Mission Instruments
SEM-N - Space Environment Monitor - NPOESS
VIIRS - Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite
OpenSearch Datasets No IDN OpenSearch datasets found.

No FedEO OpenSearch datasets found.

Want to explore more? Read about FedEO by ESA or click here to search FedEO or CMR OpenSearch by NASA