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Satellite details
Acronym ACRIMSat
Full name Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor Satellite
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the ACRIMSat programme.
  • Main mission: solar irradiance monitoring.
Mass at launch 115 kg Dry mass
Power 49 W
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Data access information
  • Data available from the NASA/LaRC Atmospheric Sciences Data Center (ASDC)
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 696 km
ECT 10:50 desc


Space agency NASA
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Contact with the spacecraft was lost on 14 December 2013. Mission terminated in July 2014.
Launch 20 Dec 1999 EOL 14 Dec 2013
Last update: 2015-07-27
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on ACRIMSat

Acronym Full name
ACRIM-III Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitoring - III
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