Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System to measure ocean surface wind speed in all precipitating conditions including tropical cyclones; 8 micro-satellites


Launched in:2016
Orbit height:500 km
Orbit type:Non Sun Synchronous
Organisation: NASA - USA
Launched 15 Dec 2016

CYGNSS websites

Information

NASA - CYGNSS
Univ. of Michigan - CYGNSS
ESA eoPortal - CYGNSS
PODAAC - CYGNSS info
NASA - CYGNSS and Flood detection

Data ordering

NASA EarthData - Search
PODAAC - CYGNSS data

On Board Sensors

DDMI (Delay Doppler Mapping Instrument)