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Satellite details
Acronym Odin
Full name Odin
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the Odin programme.
  • Main missions: chemistry of the upper atmosphere.
Mass at launch 250 kg Dry mass 250 kg
Power 300 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by several processing centres, and by the central archive in Stockholm.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 552 km
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Space agency SNSACNESCSA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Progressive lowering of the orbit from the original 600 km.
Launch 20 Feb 2001 EOL ≥2022
Last update: 2021-04-16
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

  • Odin
    • Odin (2001 - 2022)
Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Odin

Acronym Full name
OSIRIS Optical Spectrograph and Infra-Red Imaging System
SMR Sub-Millimetre Radiometer
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