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
Oneliner Provide rapid-refresh microwave measurements over the tropics for weather prediction.
Sources [1]
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) not launched 2021-06-30 not launched
TROPICS 2 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-12-31 not launched
TROPICS 3 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-12-31 not launched
TROPICS 4 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-12-31 not launched
TROPICS 5 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-12-31 not launched
TROPICS 6 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-12-31 not launched
TROPICS 7 ( The Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats) not launched 2022-12-31 not launched

Last modified: 2020-09-19
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