BackForward Satellite: ISS OCO-3 

Satellite details
Acronym ISS OCO-3
Full name Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3 on the ISS
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Mission consisting of hosting the re-flight of OCO on the International Space Station.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Arranged by NASA so as to provide near-real-time data.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 407 km
Inclination 51.6 °


Space agency NASA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Temporarily paused for 6 months starting Nov 2023
Launch 04 May 2019 EOL ≥2026
Last update: 2024-01-22
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on ISS OCO-3

Acronym Full name
OCO (ISS) spectrometer Orbiting Carbon Observatory ISS spectrometer
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