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NOAA-10



NOAA-10, also known as NOAA-G, was an American weather satellite operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). It was part of a series of satellites called Advanced TIROS-N, being the second of the series. NOAA-10 was launched on an Atlas E rocket on September 17, 1986 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, United States.

The last contact occurred on August 30, 2001.

Instruments

  • ARGOS Data Collection System
  • Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
  • Earth Radiation Budget Experiment
  • High-resolution Infra Red Sounder
  • Microwave Sounding Unit
  • Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking System
  • Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet
  • Stratospheric Sounding Unit
  • SEM/Medium energy proton detector
  • SEM/Total Energy Detector