CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - COSMIC-2 FM2 -
Full Name COSMIC-2 FM2
aka FORMOSAT-7 FM2
Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies NOAA, UCAR Launch Date 25 Jun 2019
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2026
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 44351 (TLE)
International Designator 2019-036N
Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 24 deg
Orbit Altitude 520 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications This is a radio occultation mission supporting meteorology and ionosphere & climate measurements. 6-satellite constellation (equatorial).
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields TGRS
Atmospheric Temperature Fields TGRS
Gravity and Magnetic FieldsGravity, Magnetic and Geodynamic measurements IVM, RF Beacon, TGRS
Mission Instruments
IVM - Ion Velocity Meter
RF Beacon - Radio Frequency Beacon
TGRS - TriG (Tri-GNSS) GNSS Radio-occultation System
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