THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Thermal infrared mission Status Approved
Mission Agencies CNES, ISRO Launch Date Dec 2026
Mission Links EOL Date Dec 2031
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 666 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 12.30-13.30 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications 1) Ecosystem stress and water use (i.e. monitoring of energy and water budgets of the continental biosphere) 2) Urban (i.e. climatology and monitoring of fluxes of urban surfaces)
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereCloud type, amount and cloud top temperature SWIR
LandAlbedo and reflectance SWIR
Vegetation VNIR
Surface temperature (land) TIR
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth SWIR
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness SWIR
Mission Instruments
SWIR - Short Wave Infra Red
TIR - Thermal Infra Red
VNIR - Visible and Near Infra Red
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