Texas Meteorological Satellite Images - MODIS
MODIS Satellite Images
MODerate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)
The MODIS instrument, aboard the Terra and Aqua satellites, provides high radiometric sensitivity (12 bit) in 36 spectral bands ranging in wavelength from 0.4 µm to 14.4 µm.
Terra (EOS AM) MODIS Satellite- Launched December 18, 1999; passes from north to south accross the equator in the morning.
Aqua (EOS PM) MODIS Satellite- Launched May 4, 2002; passes from south to north across the equator in the afternoon.
For more information on the MODIS instrument, visit the MODIS Home Page at NASA.