OPAL (Optical Profiling of the Atmospheric Limb)

OPAL
Satellite name OPAL (Optical Profiling of the Atmospheric Limb)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher not launched
Organization Utah State University
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Country US
Oneliner

Dynamic profiling of the lower thermosphere, 90 - 160 km.

Description

Dynamic profiling of the lower thermosphere, 90 - 160 km. Resolve detail of the O2 A-band emission line. OPAL constellation with overlapping FOVs.

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Last modified: 2023-12-15

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