Observing Systems Capability Analysis and Review Tool
Satellite Programme: Ørsted (Oersted)
Single satellite programme, for geomagnetic research
Danish programme implemented by a consortium of scientific and technical institutes supported by the Danish National Space Center (DNSC), with large international participation.
The platform is 3-axis stabilised by gravity gradient.
The design life time of the satellite is 3 years.
High-inclination drifting orbit.
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Global data stored onboard and downlinked to a number of Danish stations, the main at the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI).
Data collected and processed at the Science Data Center of DMI.
1999 - 2014
Associated satellites and instruments
Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned
(1999 - 2014)