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Satellite details
Acronym PATH
Full name Precipitation and All-weather Temperature and Humidity
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single satellite of the PATH programme.
  • Main mission: demonstration of frequent temperature/humidity/precipitation sounding from GEO.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km


Space agency NASA
Status Mission concept
Details on Status
(as available)
Last update: 2018-06-20
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 PATH

Acronym Full name
GeoSTAR Geostationary Synthetic Thinned-Aperture Radiometer
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