List of Earth observation satellites

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Partial list of Earth observation satellites by series/program.

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-63 (Geostationary, 140 East)
  • MTSAT-2 / Himawari-73(Geostationary, 140 East)

Future

  • Himawari-84 (2014)
  • Himawari-94(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

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

Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)

Swedish National Space Board

Bolivarian Agency for Space Activities

Meteosat

RADARSAT series

South Korea

THAILAND

Turkey

Weather

Meteor series

Okean series

FY (Feng Yun) series

References

  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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