CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - NOAA-10 -
Full Name National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 10 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NOAA Launch Date 17 Sep 1986
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 30 Aug 2001
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 16969 (TLE)
International Designator 1986-073A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101.1 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.6 deg
Orbit Altitude 804 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 4:38 Repeat Cycle 0.5 days
Objectives and Applications Meteorology, agriculture and forestry, environmental monitoring, climatology, physical oceanography, Volcanic eruption monitoring, ice and snow cover, total ozone studies, space environment, solar flux analysis.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields HIRS/2, TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU)
Cloud type, amount and cloud top temperature HIRS/2, TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU)
Liquid water and precipitation rate MSU
Ozone HIRS/2, SBUV/2
Radiation budget ERBE, HIRS/2, SBUV/2, TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU)
Trace gases (excluding ozone) HIRS/2, TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU)
Atmospheric Temperature Fields HIRS/2, MSU, TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU)
LandSurface temperature (land) HIRS/2
OceanSurface temperature (ocean) AVHRR/1
Mission Instruments
A-DCS3 - Argos Advanced Data Collection System3
Argos - Argos
AVHRR/1 - Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer /1
ERBE - Earth Radiation Budget Experiment
HIRS/2 - High Resolution Infra-red Sounder/2
MSU - Microwave Sounding Unit
NOAA Comms - Communications package for NOAA
S&R (NOAA) - Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking
SBUV/2 - Solar Backscattter Ultra-Violet Instrument/2
SEM (POES) - Space Environment Monitor
TOVS (HIRS/2 + MSU + SSU) - TIROS Operational Vertical Sounder
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