BackForwardInstrument:  TANSO-3 

Instrument details
Acronym TANSO-3
Full name Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observations
Purpose Measurements of CH4, CO2, H2O, O2, O3 and aerosol
Short description Full description not yet available
Background Merging TANSO FTS/2 and CAI/2 flown on Gosat-2
Scanning Technique Full description not yet available
Coverage / Cycle
Mass Power Data Rate


Providing Agency MOE
Instrument Maturity Flown on an R&D satellite
Utilization Period: ≥2023-02 to ≥2030
Last update: 2022-07-18
Detailed characteristics
Satellites this instrument is flying on

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Instrument classification
  • Earth observation instrument
  • Passive optical radiometer or spectrometer
  • Cross-nadir infrared sounder, possibly including VIS channels
WIGOS Subcomponents
  • Subcomponent 1
  • IR hyperspectral sounders [in SSO]
  • IR hyperspectral sounder [in SSO]
Mission objectives
No mission objectives have been defined.
Evaluation of Measurements

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Note: * Primary mission objective.