The NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) sensor is carried on the Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellites (POES), a constellation of polar orbiting satellites.
|Date of Launch||Between 1979 (NOAA-06) and 2009 (NOAA-19)|
|Orbit Height||804 - 870 km (depending on the satellite)|
|Orbit Type||Sun-synchronous circular, PM orbit|
NOAA AVHRR is part of ESA's Third Party Missions Programme, in which ESA has an agreement with NOAA to distribute data products from the mission.