Publish Date: 
May 22, 2016

ADEOS

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Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (ADEOS) was the first international space platform dedicated to Earth environmental research developed and managed by the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) (The Japanese call her MIDORI). The TOMS instrument along with NSCAT (a NASA Spectrometer designed to study wind speed and direction) were a major US components of the platform.

Phase: 
Past
Full Name: 
Advanced Earth Observing Satellite
Launch Date: 
August 17, 1996

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