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Satellite details
Acronym GLIMR
Full name Geosynchronous Littoral Imaging and Monitoring Radiometer
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Main mission oceanography
  • Significant contribution to climate monitoring 
  • Will provide observations of ocean biology, chemistry, and ecology of American oceans and rivers at 70 min frequency
  • More details here
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • To be determined
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude


Space agency NASA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Will be located between 88°W and 108°W longitude.
Launch ≥2027 EOL ≥2030
Last update: 2024-06-17
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 GLIMR

Acronym Full name
HSI (GLIMR) Geosynchronous Littoral Imaging and Monitoring Radiometer Hyperspectral Imager
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Satellite Field of View

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