Platform : sac-d-aquarius


National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Commission on Space Activities
June, 2011 to June, 2017

SAC-D/Aquarius is a cooperative international mission between CONAE (ComisiĆ³n Nacional de Actividades Espaciales), Argentina, and NASA, USA. NASA uses the term for the mission within its ESSP (Earth System Science Pathfinder) program (where Aquarius happens to be the prime instrument of the mission). At CONAE, which provides the spacecraft, the mission is referred to as (Scientific Application Satellite-D) in reference to its previous missions. On March 3, 2004, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for SAC-D/Aquarius construction was signed by Jorge Taiana, vice-chairman of the Board of the Argentine Space Agency CONAE, and the Administrator of NASA, Sean O'Keefe. The MOU was signed in Buenos Aires giving formal status to the decision to construct fully in Argentina the joint space mission SAC-D/Aquarius.
Instrument Datasets
MicroWave Radiometer 0
Data Collection System 0
Aquarius L-Band Radiometer 90
Aquarius L-Band Scatterometer 136
Orbital System for an Active Detection of Debris 0
High Sensitivity Camera 0
New Infrared Sensor Technology 0
Radio Occultation Sounder for the Atmosphere 0
Technological Development Package 0
LABEN GNSS Receiver for Advanced Navigation, Geodesy and Experiments 0
Influence of Space Radiation on Advanced Components 0

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