Full Name MethaneSAT Status Planned
Mission Agencies EDF, NZSA Launch Date 2024
Mission Links mission site | EOL Date 2026
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International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 100 minutes
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 526 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 2023-05-03T10:04:45.411+0100 Repeat Cycle 7 days
Objectives and Applications Designed to locate and measure methane from human sources worldwide, giving both companies and governments new ability to track, quantify, and reduce those emissions and supplying the public with data to see that the job is being done. The mission fills a critical gap in the capabilities of other satellites both in orbit now and on the drawing board. MethaneSAT will identify methane emissions across large geographic areas as well as measure them at predetermined locations. It will cover a wide,
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereTrace gases (excluding ozone) MethaneSat Instrument
Mission Instruments
MethaneSat Instrument - MethaneSat Instrument
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