TROPICS
TROPICS
TROPICS
Name TROPICS
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Organisation MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Blue Canyon
Launch brokerer Astra
Oneliner Provide rapid-refresh microwave measurements over the tropics for weather prediction.
Sources [1] [2] [3] [4]
Keywords Steerable Solar Arrays

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
TROPICS 1 Pathfinder (The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) Operational (Comissioning complete according to official website as of 2021-07-23 and last checked on 2021-08-04) 2021-06-30 525 km, 97.5 deg
TROPICS 2 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-07-31 not launched
TROPICS 3 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-07-31 not launched
TROPICS 4 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-07-31 not launched
TROPICS 5 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-07-31 not launched
TROPICS 6 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-07-31 not launched
TROPICS 7 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-07-31 not launched

Last modified: 2021-08-10
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