Data Collection (Messaging) Systems

  • Herbert J. Kramer


ARGOS is a joint program of CNES, NASA and NOAA, started in 1974 for the purpose of long-term continued global satellite data collection services (in particular environmental data) from fixed and mobile platforms located anywhere in the world. The ARGOS system package has been flown on all TIROS-N family satellite since 1978 (see chapter G.15.4). The space segment comprises two NOAA satellites in simultaneous orbit.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert J. Kramer
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  1. 1.GilchingGermany

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