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NameDescriptionNo of BandsMission
AATSR Advanced Along Track Scanning Radiometer7ENVISAT
ABI Advanced Baseline Imager16GOES-16
ACE-FTS Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment - Fourier Transform Spectrometer SCISAT
ACS Atmospheric Correction Sensor  
AEISS Advanced Earth Imaging Sensor System4KOMPSAT-3, KOMPSAT-3A
AIRS Atmospheric Infrared Sounder7Aqua
Aladin Atmospheric LAser Doppler Instrument ADM-Aeolus
ALI Advanced Land Imager9EO-1
ALISSA L'atmosphere par Lidar Sur Saliout1PRIRODA-MIR
ALMAZ-1 Synthetic Aperture Radar1ALMAZ-1
AlSat Standard DMC sensor3AlSat-1
ALT Dual Frequency Radar Altimeter2TOPEX/Poseidon
ALT (Seasat) Altimeter1Seasat
AltiKa High resolution altimeter including bi-frequency radiometric function2SARAL/AltiKa
AMI Active Microwave1ERS-1, ERS-2
AMR Advanced Microwave Radiometer3Jason-2
AMR-2 Advanced Microwave Radiometer - 23Jason-3
AMSR Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer8ADEOS-II
AMSR-2 Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-27GCOM-W1
AMSR-E Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for EOS6Aqua
AMSU-A Advanced Microwave Sounding15Aqua, Metop-A, Metop-B, Metop-C, NOAA-15, NOAA-16, NOAA-17, NOAA-18, NOAA-19
AMSU-B Advanced Microwave Sounding5NOAA-15, NOAA-16, NOAA-17
ARGOS-3 (A/DCS) Advanced Data Collection System Metop-A, Metop-B, Metop-C, NOAA-19, SARAL/AltiKa
ASAR Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar1ENVISAT
ASM Absolute Scalar Magnetometer SWARM
ASTER Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer14Terra
ATMS Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder22JPSS-1, Suomi NPP
ATSR-1 Along Track Scanning Radiometer4ERS-1
ATSR-2 Along Track Scanning Radiometer7ERS-2
AVHRR/2 Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer5Metop-A, NOAA-10, NOAA-11, NOAA-12, NOAA-14
AVHRR/3 Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer6Metop-B, Metop-C, NOAA-15, NOAA-16, NOAA-17, NOAA-18, NOAA-19
AVNIR Advanced visible near-infrared Radiometer5ADEOS
AVNIR-2 Adv. visible and near-infrared radiometer (type 2)4ALOS
BEIJING-1-MS Standard DMC sensor3BEIJING-1
Camera Multispectral camera with black and white and color imaging Svea
CCD-TDI Selectable1EROS B
CCD/TDI Selectable-Multispectral posibility EROS C
CERES Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System3Aqua, JPSS-1, Terra, TRMM
CERES FM-5 Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System3Suomi NPP
Chinese Mapping Telescope  1BEIJING-1
CHRIS Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer18PROBA-1
CIRC Compact Infrared Camera1ALOS-2
COSI Corea SAR Instrument1KOMPSAT-5
CPR Cloud Profiling RADAR EarthCARE
CrIMSS Cross track Infrared and Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (CrIS + ATMS)3JPSS-1, Suomi NPP
CrIS Cross-Track Infrared Sounder1305JPSS-1, Suomi NPP
CZCS Coastal Zone Color Scanner6NIMBUS-7
DDMI Delay Doppler Mapping Instrument CYGNSS
DORIS Doppler Orbitography and Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite2CryoSat-2, ENVISAT, Jason-1, Jason-2, SARAL/AltiKa, SPOT 2, SPOT 3, SPOT 4, SPOT 5, TOPEX/Poseidon
DPR Dual frequency Precipitation Radar2GPM Core
E-OP1 Panchromatic and 4 band color imager5NigeriaSat - 2
E-OP2 Wide area coverage imager4NigeriaSat - 2
EOC Electro-Optical Camera1KOMPSAT-1
EP TOMS Earth Probe-Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer6Earth Probe
ERB Earth Radiation Budget13NIMBUS-7
ERBE Earth Radiation Budget Experiment4NOAA-10
ETM Enhanced Thematic Mapper8Landsat 7
EXIS Extreme Ultra Violet and X-ray Irradiance Sensor GOES-16
FRS Strip map mode RISAT-1
GERB Geostationary Earth Radiation Budget2Meteosat 8, Meteosat 9, Meteosat-10, Meteosat-11
GIS-2 GeoEye Imaging System - 25WorldView-4
GIS-MS Visible and NIR4GeoEye-1
GIS-PAN Panchromatic1GeoEye-1
GLAS Geoscience Laser Altimeter System2ICESat
GLI Global Imager36ADEOS-II
GLM Geostationary Lightning Mapper1GOES-16
GMI Microwave Radar Instrument13GPM Core
GOCI Geostationary Ocean Color Imager8COMS-1
GOME Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment6ERS-2
GOME-2 Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment-24Metop-A, Metop-B, Metop-C
GOMOS Global Ozone Monitoring by Occultation of Stars3ENVISAT
GUVI Global Ultraviolet Imager TIMED
HCS High Sensitivity Camera1SAC-C
HEPD High Energy Particle Detector7KOMPSAT-1
HiRAIS High Resolution Advanced Imaging System5Deimos-2
HIRDLS High Resolution Dynamics Limb Sounder21AURA
HiRI High Resolution Optical Imager5Pleiades 1A, Pleiades 1B
HIRS/2 High Resolution Infra Red Radiation Sounder20NOAA-10, NOAA-11, NOAA-14
HIRS/3 High Resolution Infrared Sounder20NOAA-15, NOAA-16, NOAA-17
HIRS/4 High Resolution Infra Red Radiation Sounder20Metop-A, Metop-B, Metop-C, NOAA-18, NOAA-19
HRC High Resolution Camera1PROBA-1
HRCC High Resolution CCD Camera5CBERS-1, CBERS-2
HRG High Resolution Geometric4SPOT 5
HRMX High Resolution Multi-Spectral on CartoSat-2 Series4CartoSat-2 Series (2C), CartoSat-2 Series (2D)
HRS High Resolution Stereoscopic1SPOT 5
HRTC High Resolution Technological Camera1SAC-C
HRV High Resolution Visible4SPOT 1, SPOT 2, SPOT 3
HRVIR High Resolution Visible and Infra-red4SPOT 4
HSB Humidity Sounder for Brazil4Aqua
HSI Hyperspectral Instrument232EnMAP
HSRS Hot Spot Recognition Sensor System2BIRD
Hyperion High resolution hyperspectral imager with 220 spectral bands (from 0.4 to 2.5 µm)220EO-1
HySI Hyper Spectral Camera with 64 fixed bands64IMS-1
IASI Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer3Metop-A, Metop-B
IIS Infrared Imaging System1KOMPSAT-3A
ILAS Improved Limb Atmospheric Spectrometer2ADEOS
ILAS-II Improved Limb Atmospheric Spectrometer-II4ADEOS-II
IMA Multispectral Imager operating in 5 bands Argo-RapidEye6
Imager (1) Imager on GOES 8-115GOES-10, GOES-11, GOES-8, GOES-9
Imager (2) Imager on GOES 12-155GOES-12, GOES-13, GOES-14, GOES-15
Imager(INSAT) Improved design of VHRR/2 (Very High Resolution Radiometer)6INSAT-3D
IMG Interferometer Monitor for Greenhouse Gases1ADEOS
IMM Instrument for Magnetic Measurements TARANIS
IMS Ionosphere Measurement Sensor1KOMPSAT-1
IPEI Ionosphere Plasma and Electrodynamics Instrument4FORMOSAT-1
IR-MSS Infrared Multispectral scanner4CBERS-1, CBERS-2
IRMSS-2 Infrared Multispectral Scanner-24CBERS-3, CBERS-4
ISTOK-1 Infrared Spectrometer64PRIRODA-MIR
ISUAL Imager of Sprites and Upper Atmospheric Lightning FORMOSAT-2
JAMI Japanese Advanced meteorological Imager5MTSAT-1R
JMR Jason-1 Microwave Radiometer3Jason-1
KBR K-band Ranging System2GRACE
Kompsat-MSC B&W panchromatic, MSS and merged 1m resolution images4KOMPSAT-2
KVR-1000  1Cosmos
LAC LEISA Atmospheric Corrector, corrects high spatial resolution multispectral data for atmospheric effects on surface reflectance256EO-1
Laser Reflector   CryoSat-2
LBI SAR - L band SAOCOM - 1A
LIMS Limb infrared monitor of the Atmosphere6NIMBUS-7
LIS Lightning Imaging sensor1TRMM
LISS 1 Linear Imagine Self Scanning System4IRS-1A, IRS-1B
LISS 2 Linear Imagine Self Scanning System4IRS-1A, IRS-1B, IRS-P2
LISS 3 (IRS1C/1D) Linear Imagine Self Scanning System4IRS-1C, IRS-1D
LISS-4 Linear Imagine Self Scanning System3RESOURCESAT-1 (IRS-P6), RESOURCESAT-2, RESOURCESAT-2A
LRA (Jason) Laser Retroflector Array Jason-2
LRA (Saral)    
MAESTRO Measurements of Aerosol Extinction in the Stratosphere and Troposphere Retrieved by Occultation SCISAT
MCP Micro Camera and Photometer TARANIS
MERIS Medium Resolution Imaging Specrometer Instrument15ENVISAT
MESSR Multispectral Electronic Self-Scanning Radiometer4MOS-1, MOS-1b
MEXIC Multi Experimental Interface Controller TARANIS
MHS Microwave Humidity Sounder5Metop-A, Metop-B, Metop-C, NOAA-18, NOAA-19
MI Meteorological Imager5COMS-1
MIPAS Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding5ENVISAT
MIRAS Microwave Imaging Radiometer Apeture Synthesis SMOS
MIS Microwave Imager/Sounder  
MISR Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer4Terra
MLS Microwave Limb Sounder5AURA
MMRS MultiSpectral Medium Resolution Scanner5SAC-C
MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (PFM on Terra, FM1 on Aqua)36Aqua, Terra
MOMS-2P Modular Optoelectronic Multispectral Scanner4PRIRODA-MIR
MOPITT Measurement Of Pollution In The Troposphere64Terra
MOS Modular Optoelectronic Scanning Spectrometer18IRS-P3
MOS-A Modular Optoelectronic Scanning Spectrometer4PRIRODA-MIR
MOS-B Modular Optoelectronic Scanning Spectrometer13PRIRODA-MIR
MRS, CRS Scan SAR mode RISAT-1
MS (THEOS) Derived from SPOT camera, has thermo-elastic stability4THEOS
MS Camera Multispectral Camera Kanopus-V1
MS Camera Multispectral Camera for three bands Kanopus-V1
MSI Multispectral Imager (Sentinel-2)13Sentinel-2A, Sentinel-2B
MSI-EarthCARE Multispectral Imager (EarthCARE)7EarthCARE
MSMR Multifrequency Scanning Microwave Radiometer4OCEANSAT-1
MSR Microwave Scanning Radiometer2MOS-1, MOS-1b
MSS (LS 1-3) Multispectral Scanner - Landsat 1,2,35Landsat 1, Landsat 2, Landsat 3
MSS (LS 4-5) Multispectral Scanner - Landsat 4,54Landsat 4, Landsat 5
MSU Microwave Sounding Unit4NOAA-10, NOAA-11, NOAA-12, NOAA-14
MSU-E Microwave Sounding Unit3RESURS-O1-3
MSU-GS Multispectral Scanner - Geostationary5Electro-L
MSU-SK (Resurs)  5RESURS-O1-3
MTI Multi-spectral Thermal Imager16MTI
MUXCam Multispectral Camera4CBERS-3, CBERS-4
MVIRI Meteosat Visible and Infrared Imager3Meteosat 5, Meteosat 6, Meteosat 7
MVISR Multichannel Visible and IR Scan Radiometer10Fengyun-1C/1D
MWR Microwave Radiometer ENVISAT, Sentinel-3A, Sentinel-3B
MWR Microwave Radiometer2ENVISAT, Sentinel-3A, Sentinel-3B
MWRI Microwave Radiation Imager FengYun-3A
Mx Four band multispectral CCD camera4IMS-1
NAOMI New AstroSat Optical Modular Instrument5AlSat-2A, SPOT 6, SPOT 7, VNREDSat-1A
NigeriaSat-1 Standard DMC sensor3NigeriaSat - 1
NSCAT NASA Scatterometer1ADEOS
OCI Ocean Color Imager7FORMOSAT-1
OCM Ocean Color Monitor8OCEANSAT-1, OCEANSAT-2
OCO-2 Spectrometers3OCO-2
OCTS Ocean Color and Temperature scanner12ADEOS
OIS Optical Imaging System3RASAT
OLCI Ocean and Land Color Instrument21Sentinel-3A, Sentinel-3B
OLI Operational Land Imager9Landsat 8
OLI-2 Operational Land Imager 29Landsat 9
OLS Operational Linescan System3DMSP-F16
OMI Ozone Monitoring Instrument3AURA
OMPS Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite JPSS-1, Suomi NPP
OPS Optical Sensor8JERS-1
OPS (ASNARO) High Performance Optical sensor7ASNARO-1
Optical Imaging on GOKTURK-26GOKTURK-2
Orbview-3  5Orbview-3
OSA Optical Sensor Assembly5IKONOS, IKONOS-1
OSIRIS Optical Spectograph and Infrared Imaging System ODIN
OSMI Ocean Scanning Multi-spectral Imager8KOMPSAT-1
OTD Optical Transient Detector1OrbView-1
PALSAR L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar1ALOS
PALSAR-2 L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar-21ALOS-2
PAMELA  4Resurs DK1
PAN (Cartosat-2 Series) PAN1CartoSat-2 Series (2C), CartoSat-2 Series (2D)
PAN (IRS) Panchromatic camera1IRS-1C, IRS-1D
PAN (THEOS) Panchromatic camera1THEOS
PAN C (Cartosat) Panchromatic camera1CartoSat-2A
PAN Camera Panchromatic1CartoSat-2, Kanopus-V1
PAN Camera Panchromatic Camera1CartoSat-2, Kanopus-V1
PAN Cartosat-2B Panchromatic camera1CartoSat-2B
PAN-Aft Panchromatic-Aft pointing1CartoSat-1 (IRS-P5)
PAN-Fore Panchromatic-Forward pointing1CartoSat-1 (IRS-P5)
PanMUX Panchromatic and Multispectral Camera4CBERS-3, CBERS-4
PlanetScope, Dove satellites4Dove, Dove / PlanetScope
POAM-II Polar Ozone and Aerosol Measurement9SPOT 3
POAM-III Polar Ozone and Aerosol Measurement9SPOT 4
POLDER Polarization and directionality of the Earth's reflectance15ADEOS, ADEOS-II, Parasol
Poseidon-2 Altimeter2Jason-1
Poseidon-3 Altimeter Jason-2
Poseidon-3B Altimeter2Jason-3
PR Precipitation Radar2TRMM
PRISM Three panchromatic sensors for Stereomapping1ALOS
Quickbird High resolution: Pan: 61 cm (nadir) to 72 cm (25º off-nadir), MS: 2.44 m to 2.88 m4Quickbird
RA Radio Altimeter2ERS-1, ERS-2
RA-2 Radio Altimeter3ENVISAT
Radar Altimeter  1GFO
RBV Return Beam Vidicon Camera4Landsat 1
REIS Records in five spectral bands on VIR and NIR5RapidEye
RIS Reflector in space1ADEOS
ROSA Radio Occultation sounder for Atmospheric studies OCEANSAT-2
RSI Remote Sensing Instrument4FORMOSAT-5
S-VISSR S-Visible and IR Spin Scan Radiometer4Fengyun-2A, Fengyun-2B
SABER Multi channel radiometer TIMED
SAC-D L-band radiometer /Scatterometer SAC-D
SAM II Stratospheric Aerosol Measurement1NIMBUS-7
SAMS Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder9NIMBUS-7
SAPHIR Microwave Sounding Instrument MEGHA-TROPIQUES
SAR (JERS-1) Synthetic Aperture Radar1JERS-1
SAR (Seasat) Synthetic Aperture Radar1Seasat
SAR-C Radarsat1 Synthetic Aperture Radar on RADARSAT-11RADARSAT-1
SAR-C Sentinel1 C-band SAR on Sentinel-1A/Sentinel-1B1Sentinel-1A, Sentinel-1B
SAR-L TandemL L-band SAR (on Tandem-L)1Tandem-L
SAR-P Measuring carbon biomass, on ESA's BIOMASS BIOMASS
SAR-X SAR-X on Terra-SAR and TanDEM-X TanDEM-X, TerraSAR-X
SASS Seasat-A Satellite Scatterometer1Seasat
SBUV/2 Solar Backscatter Ultra violet instrument12NOAA-11, NOAA-12, NOAA-14, NOAA-15, NOAA-16, NOAA-17, NOAA-18, NOAA-19
SBUV/TOMS Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet/Total Ozone Mapping-failed in 19936NIMBUS-7
Scatterometer   OCEANSAT-2
SCIAMACHY Scanning Imaging Absorption Spectrometer for Atmospheric Chartography8ENVISAT
SeaWiFS Sea viewing Wide Field Sensor8Orbview-2
Seawinds  1ADEOS-II, QuikSCAT
SEE Solar Extreme Ultraviolet Experiment TIMED
SEM Space Environment Monitor GOES-13, GOES-14
SEVIRI Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infrared Imager12Meteosat 8, Meteosat 9, Meteosat-10, Meteosat-11
SGLI Second Generation Global Imager19GCOM-C1
SIM Spectral Irradiance Monitor1SORCE
SIR-C Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C1SRTM
SIRAL Interferometric Radar Altimeter CryoSat-2
Skybox-Image Sub-meter spatial resolution5SkySat-1, SkySat-2, SkySat-3, SkySat-4-7
Skybox-Video High-definition video1SkySat-1, SkySat-2, SkySat-3, SkySat-4-7
SLIM6 Surrey Linear Imager Multispectral3Deimos-1, NigeriaSat - X, UK-DMC 2
SLSTR Sea and Land Surface Temparature Radiometer11Sentinel-3A, Sentinel-3B
SMAP radar L-band radar (VV, HH, and HV polarizations)2SMAP
SMAP radiometer Passive Microwave Radiometer1SMAP
SMMR Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer5NIMBUS-7, Seasat
SOLSTICE AB SOlar Stellar Irradiance Comparison Experiment1SORCE
Sounder Sounder on GOES19GOES-10, GOES-11, GOES-12, GOES-13, GOES-14, GOES-15, GOES-8, GOES-9
Sounder INSAT3D For vertical profiles of temperatures, humidity and integrated ozone19INSAT-3D
SRAL SAR Radar Altimeter Sentinel-3A, Sentinel-3B
SSJ/5 Preciptating Particle Spectrometer DMSP-F16
SSMIS Special Sensor Micowave Imager/Sounder4DMSP-F16
SSU Stratospheric Sounder Unit3NOAA-11, NOAA-14
SSULI Ultraviolet Limb Imager DMSP-F16
SSUSI Ultraviolet Spectrographic Imager DMSP-F16
STR Scanning Television Radiometer3Elektro-1
SUVI Solar Ultra Violet Imager6GOES-16
SXI Solar X-ray Imager GOES-13, GOES-14
TANSO - CAI Thermal And NIR Sensor for carbon Observation - Cloud & Aerosal Imager4GOSAT
TANSO - FTS Thermal And NIR Sensor for carbon Observation - Fourier Transform Spectrometer4GOSAT
TES Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer12AURA
THIR Temperature Humidity Infrared Radiometer2NIMBUS-7
TIDI Timed Doppler Interferometer TIMED
TIM Total Irradiance Monitor1SORCE
TIP Tiny Ionosphere Photometer FORMOSAT-3
TIR Total Irradiance Monitor (Radiometer) GLORY
TIRS Thermal Infrared Sensor2Landsat 8
TIRS-2 Thermal Infrared Sensor 22Landsat 9
TK-350  1Cosmos
TM Thematic Mapper7Landsat 4, Landsat 5
TMI TRMM Microwave Imager5TRMM
TMR TOPEX Microwave Radiometer3TOPEX/Poseidon
TOMS Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (see also SBUV/TOMS)6ADEOS
TopSat  1TopSat
Tropomi Tropospheric Monitoring Instrument, measures Ozone O3, Nitrogen Dioxide NO2, Sulfur Dioxide SO2, Formaldehyde HCHO, Carbon Monoxide CO, Methane CH48Sentinel-5P
UK-DMC Standard DMC sensor3UK-DMC
VFM Vector Field Magnometer SWARM
VHRI-100 Very High Resolution Imager 100, aka SSTL-300 S1 Imager5DMC 3
VHRR Very High Resolution Radiometer2INSAT-2A, INSAT-2B, INSAT-2E
VIIRS Visible Infrared Imager and Radiometer Suite JPSS-1, Suomi NPP
VIRR Visible and IR Radiometer2Seasat
VIRR (FY-3) Visible and Infrared Radiometer10FengYun-3A, FengYun-3B, FengYun-3C
VIRS Visible and Infra red scanner5TRMM
VISSR (GMS) Visible and Infrared Spin-Scan Radiometer4GMS-5
VSSC Venus Super Spectral Camera12VENUS
VTIR Visible and Thermal Infrared Radiometer4MOS-1, MOS-1b
WAOSS-B Wide-Angle Optoelectronic Stereo Scanner2BIRD
Water Vapor Radiometer  2GFO
WFI Wide field imager2CBERS-1, CBERS-2
WFI-2 Wide Field Imager4CBERS-3, CBERS-4
WiFS Wide Field Sensor3IRS-1C, IRS-1D, IRS-P3
WindSat  5Coriolis
WV-3 CAVIS WorldView-3: Cloud, Aerosol, water Vapor, Ice, Snow12WorldView-3
WV-3 MSS WorldView-3: Multi spectral sensor8WorldView-3
WV-3 PAN WorldView-3: Panchromatic sensor1WorldView-3
WV-3 SWIR WorldView-3: Shortwave Infrared sensor8WorldView-3
WV110 Standard 4 colors + New 4 colors8WorldView-2
WV60 PAN band for WorldView -21WorldView-2
X-SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar1SRTM
XGRE X-ray and Gamma Relativistic Electron detector TARANIS
XPS XUV Photometer1SORCE
YaoGan-5   YaoGan - 5

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