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List of Earth observation satellites

Partial list of Earth observation satellites by series/program.

Contents

  • Commercial 1
  • Earth Observing System 2
  • GOES (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) 3
  • Polar Operational Environmental Satellites 4
    • Joint Polar Satellite System 4.1
  • Japan Meteorological Agency 5
    • Future 5.1
    • Historical 5.2
  • Landsat program 6
  • Misc 7
    • Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) 7.1
    • Argentina Space Agency (CONAE) 7.2
    • Centre National d'Études Spatiales (CNES) 7.3
    • European Space Agency (ESA) 7.4
    • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) 7.5
    • JAXA (former NASDA) 7.6
    • Lembaga Penerbangan dan Antariksa Nasional (LAPAN INDONESIA) 7.7
    • NASA 7.8
      • NOAA 7.8.1
      • Project Vanguard 7.8.2
    • National Academy of Sciences of Republic of Belarus 7.9
    • Nigeria 7.10
    • Pakistan's SUPARCO (Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission) 7.11
    • Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) 7.12
    • Swedish National Space Board 7.13
    • Bolivarian Agency for Space Activities 7.14
  • EUMETSAT 8
  • RADARSAT series 9
  • South Korea 10
  • THAILAND 11
  • Turkey 12
  • Weather 13
  • Meteor series 14
  • Okean series 15
  • FY (Feng Yun) series 16
  • References 17
  • External links 18

Commercial

Earth Observing System

GOES (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite)

15 Satellites, 3 in operation

Polar Operational Environmental Satellites

10 Satellites 6 in operation.[2]

Joint Polar Satellite System

successor to planned National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) program

Japan Meteorological Agency

  • MTSAT-1R / Himawari-6[3] (Geostationary, 140 East)
  • MTSAT-2 / Himawari-7[3](Geostationary, 140 East)
  • Himawari-8[4] (2014)

Future

  • Himawari-9[4](2016)

Historical

  • GMS-1 / Himawari-1
  • GMS-2 / Himawari-2
  • GMS-3 / Himawari-3
  • GMS-4 / Himawari-4
  • GMS-5 / Himawari-5
  • MTSAT-1 (launch failure, 1999)[5]

Landsat program

Misc

Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)

Argentina Space Agency (CONAE)

Centre National d'Études Spatiales (CNES)

European Space Agency (ESA)

A full-size model of an Earth observation satellite from ESA, ERS 2.

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

JAXA (former NASDA)

Lembaga Penerbangan dan Antariksa Nasional (LAPAN INDONESIA)

NASA

NOAA

Project Vanguard

National Academy of Sciences of Republic of Belarus

Nigeria

Pakistan's SUPARCO (Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission)

Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)

Swedish National Space Board

Bolivarian Agency for Space Activities

EUMETSAT

11 Geostationary Weather Satellites, 5 in operation:

  • Meteosat 7
  • Meteosat 8
  • Meteosat 9
  • Meteosat 10
  • Meteosat 11

2 Polar Orbiting Weather Satellites, all in operation:

  • MetOp-A
  • MetOp-B

RADARSAT series

South Korea

THAILAND

Turkey

Weather

  • TIROS-1
  • TIROS-2
  • TIROS-3
  • TIROS-4
  • TIROS-5
  • TIROS-6
  • TIROS-7
  • TIROS-8
  • TIROS-9
  • TIROS-10

Meteor series

  • Meteor 1 series
  • Meteor 2 series
  • Meteor 3 series

Okean series

FY (Feng Yun) series

  • FY-1 series
  • FY-2 series
  • FY-3A

References

  1. ^ [3]
  2. ^ [4]
  3. ^ a b http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/jma-eng/satellite/index.html
  4. ^ a b http://mscweb.kishou.go.jp/himawari89/index.html
  5. ^ http://space.skyrocket.de/doc_sdat/mtsat-1.htm
  6. ^ "IRS-P3". Earthnet Online. Retrieved 2013-02-02. 
  7. ^ "IRS-P2". Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre. VSSC. Retrieved March 11, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "IRS-1C/1D (Indian Remote Sensing Satellites-1C/1D)". eoportal.com. Retrieved March 11, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b "IRS (Indian Remote Sensing Satellites) - Overview and early LEO Program of ISRO". eoportal.org. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 
  10. ^ "Göktürk-2". TAI. 2012. 

External links

  • Astrium Satellite Imagery
  • Commission Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (Argentina Space Agency)
  • Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS)
  • EOportal directory
  • Earth observation satellite list (World Meteorological Organization)
  • (Space Images) - Earth mosaics - results of observation satellites activity - without payment
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