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Instrument type
Date of Launch:
17 March 2009
Mission Status:
Mission ended on 11 November 2013
Orbit Height:
250 km
Orbit type:
Polar, Sun-synchronous 
GOCE Orbits
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Last update: 29 June 2018

This product (SST_PSO_2) contains the precise science orbits:

  • Reduced-dynamic and kinematic precise science orbits
  • Rotation matrices between IRF and EFRF
  • Variance-covariance information for kinemtic positions
  • Quality report for precise orbits

Level 2 products are generated by the High Level Processing Facility, a distributed system developed and operated by the European GOCE Gravity-Consortium (EGG-C).

Processing level
Level 2
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All GOCE level 2 products are available to the user community via the GOCE Virtual On-line Archive.

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Utilisation of this data is subject to ESA's Earth Observation Terms and Conditions


GOCE Level 2 Product Data Handbook