BackForward Satellite: ISS EMIT 

Satellite details
Acronym ISS EMIT
Full name Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation on the ISS
Satellite Description

Mission consisting of hosting EMIT on the International Space Station. More information here:

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 NASACSADLRESAJAXARoscosmos
Status Commissioning
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 15 Jul 2022 EOL TBD
Last update: 2022-07-18
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 EMIT

Acronym Full name
EMIT Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation
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