|Operator||NASA / Langley Research Center|
Office of Naval Research
Space Dynamics Laboratory
|Launch mass||1,805 kilograms (3,979 lb)|
|Start of mission|
Planned for 2005-06
|Launch site||Cape Canaveral SLC-17|
Earth Observing 3 (EO3) GIFTS-IOMI is a proposed NASA New Millennium Program joint mission with the US Navy's Office of Naval Research. GIFTS-IOMI or Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer — Indian Ocean METOC Imager was the instrument selected by NASA to perform as EO3's latest weather observing instrument. The EO3 project ended with the cancellation of NMP in 2008.
- "Earth Observer 3 - GIFTS". NASA / JPL. 19 November 2003. Retrieved 2009-04-16.
- "NASA's Earth Observing Technology Satellite Proves a Success" (Press release). Goddard Space Flight Center. 24 June 2002. Retrieved 2009-04-16.
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