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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - PREFIRE -
Full Name Polar Radiant Energy in the Far InfraRed Experiment
aka PREFIRE
Status Approved
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date Dec 2021
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date May 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Inclined, non-sun-synchronous Orbit Period 90 minutes
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination 90 deg
Orbit Altitude 560 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications PREFIRE seeks to reduce uncertainty in polar energy fluxes, the processes that influence them, and, with improved modeling, the societal implications of polar climate change. Twin cubesats with identical long wave spectrometers.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereRadiation budget TIRS (PREFIRE)
Mission Instruments
TIRS (PREFIRE) - Thermal Infrared Spectrometer
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