Formerly known as EOS AM-1

Launched in:1999
Repeat cycle:16 days
Orbit height:705 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: NASA - USA
Launched 18 Dec 1999

Terra websites


SSEC - Terra Orbit Tracks
LP DAAC - MODIS Product Table
LP DAAC - Aster Products Table
DLR - World Data Center Atmosphere
JAXA - G-Portal product information

Data ordering

GloVis (USGS Global Visualization Viewer)
Copernicus - Marine env. & monit. Service
ESA - Third party data
NASA EarthData - Search

On Board Sensors

ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer)
CERES (Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System)
MISR (Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer)
MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (PFM on Terra, FM1 on Aqua))
MOPITT (Measurement of carbon monoxide in the troposphere)