Forward Satellite: 3D-Winds 

Satellite details
Acronym 3D-Winds
Full name Three-Dimensional Tropospheric Winds from Space-Based Lidar
Satellite Description
  • Single satellite of the 3D-Winds programme.
  • Main mission: atmospheric dynamics (wind profile).
  • Substantial contribution to aerosol observation.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information

Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude TBD


Space agency NASA
Status Mission concept
Details on Status
(as available)
Last update: 2021-10-22
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on 3D-Winds

Acronym Full name
3D-Winds Lidar Lidar of 3D-Winds
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