Earth Observing-3

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Earth Observing-3
Earth Observing 3 (EO-3).jpg
Operator NASA / Langley Research Center
Spacecraft properties
Bus TRW T-310
Manufacturer NOAA
Office of Naval Research
Space Dynamics Laboratory
Launch mass 1,805 kilograms (3,979 lb)
Power 320 watts
Start of mission
Launch date Cancelled
Planned for 2005-06
Rocket Delta II
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.


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