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Satellite details
Acronym CLARREO-2A
Full name Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory - 2A
Satellite Description
  • 3nd flight unit of the dual-satellite CLARREO programme.  Companion of CLARREO-2B.
  • Main mission: Earth's IR radiation and radio occultation
Mass at launch 389 kg Dry mass 373 kg
Power 437 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 609 km
Inclination 90 °


Space agency NASA
Status Mission concept
Details on Status
(as available)
Last update: 2016-06-30
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 CLARREO-2A

Acronym Full name
GNSS-RO Global Navigation Satellite System - Radio Occultation
IR spectrometer Infra Red Spectrometer
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