BackForward Satellite: GACM 

Satellite details
Acronym GACM
Full name Global Atmospheric Composition Mission
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the GACM  programme.
  • Main missions: atmospheric chemistry.
  • Instruments not yet described.  Cross-nadir spectrometers for UV/VIS and SWIR, a MW limb sounder, and possibly a DIAL for O3,  are considered.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude


Space agency NASA
Status Mission concept
Details on Status
(as available)
Last update: 2018-06-20
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 GACM

Acronym Full name
O3 lidar Ozone lidar
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