List of Earth observation satellites

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Partial list of Earth observation satellites by series/program.

Commercial[edit]

Earth Observing System[edit]

GOES (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite)[edit]

15 Satellites, 3 in operation

Polar Operational Environmental Satellites[edit]

10 Satellites 6 in operation.[2]

Joint Polar Satellite System[edit]

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

Japan Meteorological Agency[edit]

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

Future[edit]

  • Himawari-8[4] (2014)
  • Himawari-9[4](2016)

Historical[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Misc[edit]

Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)[edit]

Argentina Space Agency (CONAE)[edit]

Centre National d'Études Spatiales (CNES)[edit]

European Space Agency (ESA)[edit]

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

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)[edit]

JAXA (former NASDA)[edit]

Lembaga Penerbangan dan Antariksa Nasional (LAPAN INDONESIA)[edit]

NASA[edit]

NOAA[edit]

Project Vanguard[edit]

National Academy of Sciences of Republic of Belarus[edit]

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

Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)[edit]

Swedish National Space Board[edit]

Bolivarian Agency for Space Activities[edit]

Meteosat[edit]

RADARSAT series[edit]

South Korea[edit]

THAILAND[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Weather[edit]

Meteor series[edit]

Okean series[edit]

FY (Feng Yun) series[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  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. 

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