Full Name Atmospheric Limb Tracker for Investigation of the Upcoming Stratosphere (ALTIUS) Status Approved
Mission Agencies ESA Launch Date May 2025
Mission Links mission site EOL Date May 2028
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International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98.07 deg
Orbit Altitude 668 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Fixed between 10:00 – 14:00 Repeat Cycle 3 days
Objectives and Applications Altius carries a high-resolution 2D imager that observes ozone from the side, at Earth's limb or atmospheric boundary, to monitor its distribution and evolution in the Earth’s atmosphere
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereOzone ALTIUS Instrument
Mission Instruments
ALTIUS Instrument - ALTIUS Instrument
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