BackForward Satellite: GEO-CAPE 

Satellite details
Acronym GEO-CAPE
Full name Geostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the GEO-CAPE  programme.
  • Main missions: coastal ocean biophysics and atmospheric pollution.
  • Instruments not yet described.  A UV/VIS/NIR spectrometer, a high-spatial resolution imager and an IR correlation spectrometer for CO are considered.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD.
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 100° W


Space agency NASA
Status Mission concept
Details on Status
(as available)
Last update: 2016-06-30
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on GEO-CAPE

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