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Satellite details
Acronym Glory
Full name Glory
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the Glory programme.
  • Main missions: aerosol and solar irradiance.
Mass at launch 545 kg Dry mass 500 kg
Power 400 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • N/A (satellite failed at launch).
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 705 km
ECT 13:30 asc


Space agency NASA
Status Lost at launch
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 04 Mar 2011 EOL 04 Mar 2011
Last update: 2015-07-27
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

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  • Glory
    • Glory (2011 - 2011)
Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Glory

Acronym Full name
APS Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor
CC Cloud Camera
TIM Total Irradiance Monitoring
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