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NESDIS Satellite Flyout Schedule

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NESDIS Satellite Flyout Schedule
Task Name Duration
(days)
Start Date Finish Date Impacts National Weather Prediction Goals Impacts JCSDA Science Goals Impacts Both Agency Resource Names
ERS-2 3882 03/21/1995 01/06/2010   X   ESA ERS-2 SAR_C-Band
DMSP F13 3864 03/24/1995 12/16/2009     X DoD DMSP F13 OLS_SSM/I_SSM/T_SSM/
T2_SSJ/4_SSIES2_SSM_SSB/X_SSZ
Orbview 3397 04/03/1995 03/12/2008       Commercial Orbview HI Res Pan_MSI
RADARSAT-1 2916 11/10/1995 12/25/2006 X     CSA RADARSAT-1 C-Band SAR
SOHO 3681 12/02/1995 12/16/2009       NASA SOHO CDS_CELIAS_COSTEP_ELT_ERNE_GOLF
_LASCO_MDI_SUMER_SWAN_UVCS_VIRGO
TOMS 2732 07/02/1996 12/01/2006   X   NASA TOMS EP
DMSP F14 3597 04/04/1997 12/21/2010     X DoD DMSP F14 OLS_SSM/I_SSM/T_SSM/
T2_SSJ/4_SSIES2_SSM_SSB/X_SSZ
ACE 3232 08/25/1997 12/18/2009       NASA ACE Solar Wind CRIS_EPAM_MAG_SEPICA_
SWEPAM_SWICS_SWIMS_ULEIS
TRMM 4267 12/01/1997 02/28/2014     X NASA / JAXA TRMM PR_TMI_LIS
NOAA-15 3050 05/13/1998 12/25/2009     X NOAA NOAA-15 AMSU-A_AMSU-B_
HIRS_AVHRR_SBUV/2
LandSat-7 2801 04/15/1999 12/15/2009     X NASA LandSat-7 ETM+
IKONOS 1941 04/27/1999 09/15/2006       Commercial IKONOS HI RES PAN+MSI
QuikSCAT 2492 06/19/1999 12/12/2008     X NASA QuikSCAT SeaWinds
DMSP F15 2900 12/12/1999 12/28/2010     X DoD DMSP F15 OLS_SSMIS_SSULI_SSUSI_SSIES_SSJ_SSF
Terra (AM) 3153 12/18/1999 12/22/2011     X NASA / CSA / JAROS* Terra (AM) MODIS_ASTER_CERES_MISR_MOPITT
ACRIMSAT 2368 12/20/1999 12/25/2008       NASA ACRIMSAT ACRIM III
GOES-11 2805 05/03/2000 01/07/2011     X NOAA GOES-11 Imager_Sounder_SEM_MAG
NOAA-16 2433 09/21/2000 12/29/2009     X NOAA NOAA-15 AMSU-A_AMSU-B_HIRS
_AVHRR_SBUV/2
EO-1 2888 11/21/2000 11/21/2011 X     NASA EO-1 ALI / Hyperion / Atmospheric Corrector
GOES-12 2487 07/23/2001 01/07/2011     X NOAA GOES-12 Imager_Sounder_SEM_SXI_MAG
QUICKBIRD-2 2675 10/18/2001 12/23/2011       Commercial QUICKBIRD-2 HI Res Pan+MSI
Jason-1 2363 12/07/2001 12/06/2010   X   NASA / CNES* Jason-1 Poseidon-2
SAGE-III 1115 12/10/2001 03/06/2006   X   NASA SAGE III Grating spectrometer
ENVISAT 2843 03/01/2002 12/25/2012       ESA ENVISAT Sciamachy_MERIS_RA-2_C-Band ASAR
GRACE 2039 03/17/2002 12/18/2009     X NASA / DLR* GRACE GPS_Microwave
Aqua (PM) 3043 05/08/2002 12/05/2013     X NASA / JAXA / Brazil* Aqua (PM) AMSR-E_MODIS_AIRS_CERES
NOAA-17 1975 06/24/2002 12/30/2009     X NOAA NOAA-15 AMSU-A_AMSU-B_
HIRS_AVHRR_SBUV/2
MSG-1 4282 08/28/2002 12/13/2018     X EUMETSAT MSG-1 SEVIRI
WINDSAT 1827 01/06/2003 12/18/2009     X NASA WINDSAT MW Imager
ICESat-I 2093 01/12/2003 12/30/2010   X   NASA ICESat-I GLAS
SORCE 2363 01/25/2003 01/23/2012       NASA SORCE SIM_SOLSTICE_TIM_XPS
OrbView-3 2387 06/26/2003 07/26/2012       Commercial Orbview HI Res Pan _ MSI
DMSP F16 2154 10/18/2003 12/30/2011     X DoD DMSP F-16 OLS_SSMIS_SSULI_SSUSI_SSIES_SSJ_SSF
Aura 1947 07/15/2004 12/13/2011     X NASA* Aura HIRDLS_MLS_OMI_TES
FY-2 2929 10/19/2004 12/10/2015       CMA FY-2 Imager
PARASOL 1318 12/18/2004 12/24/2009       CNES PARASOL Polder
MTSAT-1R 2684 02/26/2005 05/14/2015     X JMA MTSAT-1R / JMA / Imager
NOAA-18 953 05/20/2005 01/02/2009     X NOAA NOAA-18 AMSU-A_MHS_HIRS_AVHRR_SBUV/2
MSG - 2 1323 12/21/2005 01/01/2011     X EUMETSAT MSG-2 SEVIRI
ALOS 2346 01/27/2006 12/31/2014       JAXA ALOS PALSAR (L-Band)
MTSAT-2 3631 02/18/2006 12/17/2019       JMA MTSAT-2 Imager
FORMOSAT-3 2362 04/14/2006 04/09/2015 X     Foreign * FORMOSAT-3 COSMIC*
CALIPSO 1350 04/28/2006 06/17/2011 X     NASA / CNES * CALIPSO Cloud and Aerosol LIDAR
CloudSat 1352 04/28/2006 06/21/2011     X NASA / CSA / ECMWF* CLOUDSAT CPR
GOES-13 1999 05/24/2006 12/31/2013     X NOAA GOES-13 Imager_Sounder_SEM_SXI_MAG
MetOp-1 1906 10/18/2006 01/15/2014     X EUMETSAT METOP-1 ASCAT_GRAS_GOME-2_IASI_MHS_AMSU_HIRS_AVHRR_SEM-2
STEREO 1352 10/26/2006 12/19/2011   X   NASA STEREO CME
DMSP F17 1356 11/04/2006 01/01/2012     X DoD DMSP F-17 OLS_SSMIS_SSULI_SSUSI_SSIES_SSJ_SSF
TerraSAR-X 1315 06/01/2007 06/01/2012     X DLR TerraSAR-X X-Band SAR
COSMO / SkyMed 2247 06/08/2007 12/28/2015       ASI / Foreign COSMO/SkyMed (ASI) (2 satellites launched) X-Band SAR
INSAT-3 4837 07/01/2007 12/12/2025 X     IMD / Foreign INSAT-3 Imager
FY-3 4492 11/16/2007 01/03/2025       CMA FY-3 TOU_SBUS_MERSI_MWHS_
VIRR_MWRI_IRAS_MWTS
RADARSAT-2 1846 12/14/2007 12/25/2014       CSA / MDA RADARSAT-2 C-Band SAR
RISat-1 1573 01/01/2008 12/27/2013       ISRO RISat-1 C-Band SAR
HJ-1Cs 2097 01/01/2008 12/28/2015       CMA HJ-1C S-Band SAR
DMSP F18 1464 06/02/2008 12/27/2013     X DoD DMSP F18 OLS_SSMIS_SSULI_SSUSI_SSIES_SSJ_SSF
OSTM / Jason-2 1191 06/20/2008 01/03/2013   X   NOAA / NASA OSTM/Jason-2 Poseidon-3 Altimeter/AMR/DORIS/GPSP/LRA
OCEANSAT-2 1311 12/31/2008 12/26/2013       ISRO OCEANSAT-2 Scatterometer
LEOStar 522 01/01/2009 12/29/2010     X OSC - Interagency LEOStar/Taurus XL 3-Channel Grating Spectrometer
COMS-1, 2 2881 01/01/2009 12/23/2019       KMA COMS-1,2 New Imager
OCO 788 01/15/2009 01/15/2012     X NASA Orbiting Carbon Laboratory OCO/LEOStar-2 3-Channel Grating Spectrometer
GOES-O 2081 01/21/2009 12/21/2016     X NOAA GOES-O Imager_Sounder_SEM_SXI_MAG
NOAA-N' 1025 02/04/2009 12/31/2012     X NOAA NOAA-N' AMSU-A_MHS_HIRS_AVHRR_SBUV/2
GOSAT 1313 02/06/2009 02/04/2014   X   JAXA GOSAT TANSO-FTS/TANSO-CAI
SMOS 790 06/16/2009 06/16/2012     X ESA SMOS (Microwave Imaging Radiometer using Aperture Synthesis)
GLORY 790 06/16/2009 06/16/2012       NASA GLORY APS_CC_TIM
TanDEM-X 1378 10/01/2009 12/26/2014       DLR TanDEM-X X-Band SAR
ADM-Aeolus 790 11/02/2009 11/01/2012     X ESA ADM Aeolus (ALADIN)
GOES-P 2430 12/01/2009 02/27/2019     X NOAA GOES-P Imager
Megha-Tropiques 1327 12/15/2009 12/30/2014       ISRO / CNES Megha-Tropiques (ISRO/CNES) SAPHIR_MADRAS_ScaRab
SARAL 1304 01/18/2010 12/31/2014       CNES / ISRO SARAL (CNES/ISRO) Altika
Aquarius 2112 05/20/2010 05/29/2018   X   CONAE-Argentina / NASA Aquarius (CONAE-Argentina/NASA) 7 SAC-D Instruments (CONAE)
NPP 1363 06/20/2010 08/25/2015     X NOAA / NASA / DoD NPP (NOAA/NASA/DOD) MW Imager_VIIRS_CRIS_ATMS_OMPS
SAOCOM 1577 12/31/2010 12/28/2016       CONAE SAOCOM (CONAE) L-Band SAR
MSG-3 1308 01/15/2011 01/07/2016     X EUMETSAT MSG-3 GERB-3_SEVIRI
MetOp-2 1238 04/15/2011 12/31/2015     X EUMETSAT MetOP-2 ASCAT_GRAS_GOME-2_IASI_MHS_AMSU_HIRS_AVHRR_SEM-2
DMSP F19 1202 06/01/2011 12/28/2015     X DoD DMSP F19 (DOD) OLS_SSMIS_SSULI_SSUSI_SSIES_SSJ_SSF
Sentinel-1 1464 06/06/2011 12/28/2016       ESA--2 satellites Sentinel-1 (ESA--2 satellites) C-Band SAR
LDCM 1890 07/25/2011 10/01/2018       NASA / USGS LDCM (NASA/USGS) ETM+_OLI
SMAP 1570 01/01/2012 12/20/2017     X Decadal Survey SMAP L-band radar_L-band radiometer
FY-4 3661 01/01/2012 12/22/2025       CMA FY-4 (CMA) Advanced Sounder_New Imager
HY-3 1565 01/02/2012 12/14/2017       CMA HY-3 (CMA) SAR
Sentinel-2 1564 01/16/2012 12/27/2017       ESA Sentinel-3 (ESA) OLC
GCOM-W 2871 01/18/2012 12/30/2022     X JAXA GCOM-W (JAXA) AMSR-2
Sentinel-3 1552 02/06/2012 12/31/2017       ESA Sentinel-3 (ESA) OLC
DMSP F20 1420 06/06/2012 10/30/2017     X DoD DMSP F20 (DOD) OLS_SSMIS_SSULI_SSUSI_SSIES_SSJ_SSF
HY-2 1305 06/18/2012 06/01/2017       CMA HY-2 (CMA) SCAT
EarthCARE 526 12/31/2012 12/29/2014       ESA / JAXA EarthCARE (ESA/JAXA) Aerosol LIDAR
GPSRO 1045 01/01/2013 12/20/2016     X Decadal Survey GPRSO GPS
NPOESS C-1 (PM) 1572 01/01/2013 12/24/2018     X NOAA / NASA / DoD NPOESS C-1 (PM) OMPS_VIIRS_CRIS_ATMS_CERES
MSG-4 1311 01/15/2013 01/05/2018   X   EUMETSAT MSG-4 SEVIRI
GCOM-C 2597 02/01/2013 12/28/2022     X JAXA GCOM-C (JAXA) SGLI
Jason-3 1317 06/01/2013 06/01/2018   X   CNES / EUMETSAT / NOAA Jason-3
GPM (Core) 1688 07/21/2013 12/24/2019     X NASA / JAXA * GPM Microwave Imager / Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR)
ALOS (follow-on) 2879 01/01/2014 12/27/2024       JAXA ALOS (follow-on--2 satellites) (JAXA) L-Band SAR
Sentinel 3-2 1827 01/14/2014 12/31/2020       ESA SENTINEL-3-2 SIRAL
XOVWM 1246 04/01/2014 12/27/2018     X Decadal Survey XOVWM Backscatter radar
GPM (constellation) 1353 11/01/2014 12/27/2019     X NASA - Interagency GPM (constellation) Passive microwave radiometer
ICESat-II 785 01/01/2015 12/26/2017   X   Decadal Survey ICESat-II (International partners*) Laser altimeter
MTSAT FO 2876 01/06/2015 12/31/2025       JMA MTSAT FO Imager_Advanced Sounder
Hybrid DWL 1027 02/01/2015 12/28/2018     X NASA / NOAA / DoD Hybrid DWL Wind LIDAR
GOES-R 2295 04/01/2015 01/04/2024     X NOAA GOES-R ABI_GLM_MAG_SEISS_EXIS_SUVI
MetOp-C 1368 10/15/2015 12/31/2020     X EUMETSAT METOP-3 ASCAT
NPOESS C-2 (AM) 2082 01/19/2016 12/31/2023     X NOAA / NASA / DoD NPOESS-C2 (AM) MIS_VIIRS_ATMS
GOES-S 2728 08/01/2016 12/31/2026     X NOAA GOES-S ABI_GLM_MAG_SEISS_EXIS_SUVI
CLARREO 1329 01/01/2017 01/31/2022     X Decadal Survey CLARREOBroadband radiometers
DESDynI 1563 01/01/2017 12/23/2022     X Decadal Survey DESDynI (NASA) L-band InSAR_Laser altimeter
Post - EPS 3MI 1567 01/01/2017 12/29/2022       ESA 3MI ESA_POLDER FO
NPOESS C-3 (PM) 1573 01/02/2018 01/09/2024     X Decadal Survey NPOESS C-3 (PM) VIIRS_ATMS_MIS_VIIRS_CRIS
MTG 2631 12/05/2018 12/29/2028   X   EUMETSAT / MTG MTG Adv Sounder_New Imager
ACE 1299 01/01/2020 12/19/2024   X   Decadal Survey ACE Backscatter lidar_Multiangle polarimeter_Doppler radar
NPOESS C-4 (AM) 1568 01/01/2020 12/31/2025     X AM - Interagency NPOESS C-4 (AM) VIIRS_ATMS_MIS_VIIRS_CRIS
HyspIRI 1050 02/03/2020 02/08/2024     X Decadal Survey HyspIRIHyperspectral spectrometer
ASCENDS 1306 04/01/2020 04/01/2025     X Decadal Survey ASCENDS Multifrequency laser
SWOT 1306 05/01/2020 05/01/2025     X Decadal Survey SWOT Ka-band wide swath radar_C-band radar
GEO-CAPE 1306 06/01/2020 05/30/2025     X Decadal Survey GEO-CAPE High and low spatial resolution hyperspectral imagers
3D-Winds (Demo) 1306 07/01/2020 07/01/2025     X Decadal Survey 3D-Winds (Demo) Doppler lidar
PATH 1311 01/01/2025 01/08/2030     X Decadal Survey PATH MW array spectrometer
GRACE-II 1311 01/01/2025 01/08/2030     X Decadal Survey GRACE-II Microwave or laser ranging system
SCLP 1311 01/01/2025 01/08/2030     X Decadal Survey SCLP Ku and X-band radards_K and Ka-band radiometers
GACM 1311 01/01/2025 01/08/2030     X Decadal Survey GACM UV spectrometer_IR Spectrometer_Microwave limb sounder
LIST 1050 01/01/2025 01/08/2029     X Decadal Survey LIST Laser Altimeter

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