|GOCE / Earth Explorer-1||SMOS / Earth Explorer-2|
Below is a list of Earth Explorer series satellites, including launch dates and links to information on the satellites. If readers know of additional information, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.
Since all Earth Explorer-series satellites have other names as well, launch covers and other postal items for these satellites are found under those other names.
|Satellite||Launch Date||Other Name||Mission or Destination||Type/Discipline|
|Earth Explorer (ESA)|
|Earth Explorer-1||2009-03-17||GOCE||Earth's gravity field||scientific/research/technology|
|Earth Explorer-2||2009-11-02||SMOS||soil moisture||environmental-observing|
|Earth Explorer-3||2010-04-08||CryoSat-2||Earth's cryosphere||environmental-observing|
|Earth Explorer-4||2018-08-22||ADM-Aeolus||Earth's wind fields||environmental-observing|
|Earth Explorer-5A/5B/5C||2013-11-22||Swarm-A/B/C||Earth's geomagnetic field||scientific/research/technology|
|Earth Explorer-6||2024-?||EarthCARE||clouds and aerosols||environmental-observing|
|Earth Explorer-7||2024-?||Biomass||Earth's biomass||environmental-observing|
|Earth Explorer-8||2025-?||FLEX||vegetation fluorescence||environmental-observing|
|Earth Explorer-9||2027-?||FORUM||observe Earth in the far-infrared||environmental-observing|
|Earth Explorer-10A/10B||2029-?||Harmony-A/B||synthetic aperture radar and multiview thermal-infrared||environmental-observing|
|Earth Explorer-11||2031-?||Awaiting final selection|
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