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Full Name Arctic Weather Satellite Status Approved
Mission Agencies ESA Launch Date Mar 2024
Mission Links EOL Date Mar 2029
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 97.79 deg
Orbit Altitude 595 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:00:00 Repeat Cycle 3 days
Objectives and Applications Provides high spatial resolution humidity and temperature soundings in all weather conditions. The AWS constellation would in addition provide high revisit and timely data.
Mission Measurements
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields MWR (AWS)
Atmospheric Temperature Fields MWR (AWS)
Mission Instruments
MWR (AWS) - Arctic Weather Satellite Microwave Radiometer
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