Full Name Polar Orbiting Passive Atmospheric Calibration Sphere Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies MSU Launch Date 29 Sep 2013
Mission Links EOL Date Sep 2028
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
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Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 81 deg
Orbit Altitude Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications POPACS is a multi-discipline nanosatellite mission. The prime objective of the mission is to measure the changes in density of the auroral zone upper atmosphere, in response to various solar stimuli, such as flares and CMEs (Coronal Mass Ejections).
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