Full Name Communication/Navigation Outage Forecast System Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies DoD (USA) Launch Date 16 Apr 2008
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 28 Nov 2015
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Orbit Type Highly elliptical Orbit Period 97.3 minutes
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 13 deg
Orbit Altitude 800 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications C/NOFS (Communication/Navigation Outage Forecast System) was a collaborative demonstational mission with the objective to forecast the presence of ionospheric irregularities in Earth's equitorial region that adversely impact satellite communication and navigation systems. The satellite was launched in April 2008 and the mission was completed in November 2015.
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