BackForward Satellite: GOSAT-2 

Satellite details
Acronym GOSAT-2
Full name Green-house gas Observing Satellite - 2
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the GOSAT programme.
  • Main missions: atmospheric chemistry.
Mass at launch 1700 kg Dry mass
Power 5000 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • All data access provided by National Institute for Environmental Studies
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 613 km
ECT 13:00 desc


Space agency JAXAMOE
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 29 Oct 2018 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2023-08-14
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 GOSAT-2

Acronym Full name
TANSO-FTS2 Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observations - Fourier Transform Spectrometer / 2
TANSO-CAI2 Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observations - Cloud and Aerosol Imager / 2
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