BackForward Satellite: DMSP-F14 

Satellite details
Acronym DMSP-F14
Full name Defense Meteorological Satellite Program - F14
Satellite Description
  • 14th flight unit of the DMSP Block 5D series, 9th (last) of the Block 5D-2 series.
  • Main missions: cloud imagery and MW imaging and temperature/humidity sounding.
  • Substantial contribution to Space weather.
Mass at launch 750 kg Dry mass
Power
Data access link https://www.bou.class.noaa.gov/saa/products/search?sub_id=0&datatype_family=DMSP&submit.x=27&submit.y=9
Data access information
  • Military satellite
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 852 km
ECT 17:00 asc

 

Space agency DoDNOAA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
  • F14 tape recorder failed Aug 2008, thus no global data.
Launch 04 Apr 1997 EOL ≥2018
Last update: 2018-07-10
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on DMSP-F14

Acronym Full name
OLS Operational Linescan Systerm
SSM/I Special Sensor Microwave - Imager
SSM/T Special Sensor Microwave - Temperature
SSM/T-2 Special Sensor Microwave - Humidity
SEM/SSJ4 SEM / Special Sensor Precipitating Electron and Ion Spectrometer - 4
SEM/SSI/ES-2 SEM / Special Sensor Ionospheric Plasma Drift/Scintillation Monitor - 2
SEM/SSM SESS / Special Sensor Magnetometer
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