Full Name Microwave Radiometer Technology Acceleration Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies MIT Launch Date 18 Nov 2017
Mission Links EOL Date Nov 2024
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Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 96.8 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 97.2 deg
Orbit Altitude 810 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 13:25 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications 1) A new ultra-compact and low-power technology for CubeSat-sized microwave multi-channel radiometers operating near 52-58 GHz (V-band), 175-191 (G-band), and 206-208 GHz, 2) A new GPS receiver and antenna array technology necessary for CubeSat tropospheric radio occultation sounding, 3) Test a new approach to radiometer calibration using concurrent GPS radio occultation (GPSRO) measurements.
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