|Operator||NASA / Langley Research Center|
Office of Naval Research
Space Dynamics Laboratory
|Launch mass||1,805 kilograms (3,979 lb)|
|Start of mission|
Planned for 2005-06
|Launch site||Cape Canaveral SLC-17|
Earth Observing 3 (EO3) GIFTS-IOMI is a proposed NASA New Millennium Program joint mission with the US Navy's Office of Naval Research. GIFTS-IOMI or Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer — Indian Ocean METOC Imager was the instrument selected by NASA to perform as EO3's latest weather observing instrument. The EO3 project ended with the cancellation of NMP in 2008.