Space-based Capabilities (OSCAR/Space)

This section contains details of environmental satellite missions, instruments and other related information. It also provides expert assessments on the relevance of instruments for fulfilling some WMO pre-defined capabilities (see list of mission types) and the measurement of particular physical variables (see See Gap analyses by variable or by type of mission)

The Oscar/Space section is managed by the WMO Space Programme Office. See the WMO Space Programme website for more information.

Last update of OSCAR/Space: 2018-05-23

How to get started with OSCAR/Space ?

  • Using the "Quick Search"
    The "quick search" is present on every page at the right end of the menu bar. Please type e.g. the name of a satellite, instrument or variable. The system will then automatically suggest some items, which you can directly select in the drop down menu.
  • Using the top menu
    From the top menu, you can select the full tables of satellites, instruments, programmes etc. These tables can then be sorted and filtered according to your criteria.

From any page, you can use the hyperlinks to navigate between your items of interest. The quick search and top menu are available from all pages.
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Note: This section is currently pending expert review.

 

Satellite status updates
Launch Operator Satellite Payload
22 May 2018 NASA GRACE-FO (2 sats) Tri-G, HAIRS, LRR, SCA, SuperSTAR
08 May 2018 CNSA GF-5 AIUS, DPC, EMI, GMI, AHSI, VIMS
25 Apr 2018 ESA Sentinel-3B DORIS, GPS, LRR, MWR, OLCI , SLSTR, SRAL
02 Apr 2018 NASA ISS ASIM MXGS, MMIA
31 Mar 2018 CNSA GF-1-02 PMS
Launch Operator Satellite Payload
Jun 2018 CMA FY-2H DCS, SEM, S-VISSR, SXM
Jun 2018 CNSA GF-6 PMS, WFV
Jun 2018 NASA ISS ECOSTRESS ECOSTRESS
Jul 2018 NASA Parker Solar Probe SWEAPI, WFI, FE, ISIS
Jul 2018 SkySat-14 SkySat
Jul 2018 SkySat-15 SkySat
Aug 2018 ESA ADM-Aeolus ALADIN
Aug 2018 CONAE SAOCOM-1A SAR-L
Sep 2018 CNSA CFOSAT SCAT, SWIM
Sep 2018 NSPO COSMIC-2a TGRS, VIDI, RFB
Sep 2018 NASA ICESat-2 ATLAS, LRA, TRSR
Sep 2018 EUMETSAT Metop-C A-DCS, AMSU-A, ASCAT, AVHRR/3, GOME-2, GRAS, IASI, MHS
Oct 2018 JAXA GOSAT-2 TANSO-FTS/2, TANSO-CAI/2
Nov 2018 ASI PRISMA HYC, PAN
≥2018 INPE Amazônia-1 AWFI
≥2018 ISRO CartoSat-3 PAN, MX
Dec 2018 ASI CSG-1 SAR-2000 S.G.
≥2018 NASA CSIM SIM
≥2018 RosHydroMet Electro-L N3 DCS, GEOS&R, MSU-GS, GGAK-E/SKIF-6, GGAK-E/SKL-E, GGAK-E/GALS-E, GGAK-E/ISP-2M, GGAK-E/VUSS-E, GGAK-E/FM-E, GGAK-E/DIR-E
≥2018 DLR EnMAP HSI
≥2018 CMA FY-3E HIRAS, ERM-2, GNOS, MERSI-2, MWHS-2, MWTS-2, SIM-2, WindRAD, SWS/SEM/HEPD, SWS/SEM/IMS, SWS/MAIPM, SWS/XEUVI
≥2018 CMA FY-4B DCS, GIIRS, LMI, AGRI, SEMIP/SEM, SXEUV, SEMIP-fields, GHI
≥2018 JAXA GCOM-C2 SGLI
≥2018 KMA GEO-KOMPSAT-2A AMI, KSEM/MEPD, KSEM/MAG, KSEM/SCM
≥2018 NSOAS HY-1C COCTS, CZI
≥2018 NSOAS HY-1D COCTS, CZI
≥2018 NSOAS HY-2B ALT, DORIS, LRA, MWI, SCAT
≥2018 NASA ICON IVM, EUV, FUV, MIGHTI
≥2018 Roscosmos Ionosphere N1 & N2 SPER/1, ST/1, GALS/1, LAERTES, NBK/2, ESEP, Ozonometer-TM, MAYAK, PES
≥2018 Roscosmos Ionosphere N3 & N4 SPER/1, ST/1, GALS/1, LAERTES, NBK/2, ESEP, Ozonometer-TM, MAYAK, PES
Dec 2018 NASA ISS GEDI GEDI Lidar
≥2018 RosHydroMet Meteor-M N2-2 IKFS-2, KMSS, MSU-MR, MTVZA-GY, SSPD, S&RSAT
≥2018 Mohammed VI-B
≥2018 ISRO NEMO-AM MADPI
≥2018 ISRO OceanSat-3 OSCAT, OCM, SSTM, A-DCS
≥2018 CSA RCM-1 SAR RCM
≥2018 CSA RCM-2 SAR RCM
≥2018 CSA RCM-3 SAR RCM
≥2018 ISRO RISAT-1A SAR-C
≥2018 CONAE SAOCOM-1B SAR-L
≥2018 ESA Solar Orbiter EPD, EUI, METIS, MAG, RPW, SWA, PHI, SoloHI, SPICE, STIX
≥2018 DLR TSX-NG IGOR, SAR-X
≥2018 Roscosmos Zond LETITsIYA-Camera, RIMS-A, ST/2, NBK/2, FM-G, Ozonometer-3, SOLIST, STEK, RESPEKT, SUF, SRF
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