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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 2022
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Jan 2024
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 95 minutes
Orbit Sense TBD Orbit Inclination 98 deg
Orbit Altitude 540 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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