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Satellite Programme: Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats
Programme in the framework of the US Earth Science Decadal Survey, addressing tropical precipitation.
Many partners involved: NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia, the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, several universities, and NOAA.
The platforms implementing the constellation are of the CubeSat class, stabilised over 3 axes.
The design life time of the satellites is 3 years.
Drifting orbits in low inclination.
Detailed description at TBD.
2020 - 2025
Associated satellites and instruments
Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned
Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats
(2020 - 2025)