BackForward Satellite Programme: Geostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events 

Programme details
Programme description
  • Single-satellite programme, addressing ocean colour and aerosol.
  • Programme in the framework of the NASA Earth Science Decadal Survey: NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) leader.
  • The platform is actively stabilised over 3 axes.
  • The design life time of the satellites is 5 years.
  • Geostationary orbit at 95-100 °W.
  • See details at
Data circulation
  • TBD.
Agencies NASA
Programme lifetime TBD
Associated satellites and instruments

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

  • Geostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events