BackForward Satellite Programme: Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory 

Programme details
Programme description
  • Programme implemented by embarking an instrument on a geostationary SES Government Solutions satellite
  • NASA programme: collaboration of several scientific and industrial institutes, internationally distributed; Principle investigator belonging to the University of Oklahoma.
  • 3-axis stabilised platform
  • Design lifetime 5 years.
  • Geostationary orbit.
Data circulation
  • TBD.
Agencies NASA
Programme lifetime TBD
Associated satellites and instruments

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