Collect data on the properties of aerosols, including black carbon, in the Earth's atmosphere and climate system

Launched in:2011
Out of service since:2011
Orbit height:705 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: NASA - USA
GLORY failed to reach to orbit and was lost on 04.03.2011.

GLORY websites


NASA - Glory mission
NASA Goddard - Glory

On Board Sensors

APS (Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor)
CCSP (Cloud Camera Sensor Package)
TIR (Total Irradiance Monitor (Radiometer))