BackForward Satellite Programme: Earth Observation System 

Programme details
Programme description
Data circulation
  • The primary data transmission is via the Tracking & Data Relay Satellite system (TDRS).
  • Real-time transmission in X-band to appointed stations.
  • Data processing and distribution from EOSDIS (EOS Data and Information System).
Agencies NASA
Programme lifetime 1999 - 2017
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned