BackForward Satellite: GeoCarb 

Satellite details
Acronym GeoCarb
Full name Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory
Satellite Description
  • The GeoCarb mission is implemented by embarking the instrument on a commercial satellite (SES)
  • Main mission: atmospheric chemistry.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD.
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 85° W


Space agency NASA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2024 EOL ≥2027
Last update: 2022-01-17
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 GeoCarb

Acronym Full name
GeoCarb Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory
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