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Satellite details
Acronym MATS
Full name Mesospheric Airglow/Aerosol Tomography and Spectroscopy
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the MATS programme.
  • Main mission: Space weather.
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Mass at launch 50 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 585 km
ECT 06:00 desc


Space agency SNSA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 04 Nov 2022 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2023-11-23
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on MATS

Acronym Full name
MATS Mesospheric Airglow/Aerosol Tomography and Spectroscopy
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