BackForward Satellite: LSTM 

Satellite details
Acronym LSTM
Full name Land Surface Temperature Monitoring
Satellite Description
  • One of the high-priority Copernicus Sentinel Expansion Missions.
  • Main mission: to monitor evapotranspiration rate at European field scale by capturing the variability of Land Surface Temperature.
  • Complementary mission: to map soil composition, urban heat islands, coastal zone management and High-Temperature Events.
  • To operate in a constellation of (initially two) identical satellites, covering a period > 7 years.
  • For more details, see https://tinyurl.com/vdse4ddj and https://tinyurl.com/y39y7bym
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Data access information
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 640 km
ECT 13:30 asc

 

Space agency ESAECEUMETSAT
Status Considered
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Funding to be confirmed by EU.
Launch EOL
Last update: 2021-11-03
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on LSTM

Acronym Full name
LSTM Land Surface Temperature Monitoring
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