BackForward Satellite: ISS COWVR 

Satellite details
Full name Compact Ocean Wind Vector Radiometer on the ISS
Satellite Description

Mission consisting of hosting COWVR on the International Space Station.

Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data routinely available from NASA.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 407 km
Inclination 51.6 °


Space agency NASACSAESAJAXARoscosmos
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2021 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2019-12-09
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 ISS COWVR

Acronym Full name
COWVR Compact Ocean Wind Vector Radiometer
Show instrument status and calibration
Telecommunication frequency or microwave sensing channel information Show expert details
Service Dir or Mode Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
COWVR passive 18700 MHz 780000  kHz V+H+P+M+L+R A   Window channel
COWVR passive 23800 MHz 475000  kHz V+H+P+M+L+R A   Water vapour channel
COWVR passive 39900 MHz 1975000  kHz V+H+P+M+L+R A   Window channel