BackForward Satellite Programme: Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory 

Programme details
Programme description
  • The ASO-S mission is a single satellite aimed at monitoing the sun in a sun-synchronous orbit.
  • ASO-S is formally approved by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) under the Strategic Priority Research Program on Space Science.
  • Nominal mission life is 4 years.
Data circulation

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Agencies CAS
Programme lifetime 2022 - 2026
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned