BackForward Satellite: PolSIR-2 

Satellite details
Acronym PolSIR-2
Full name Polarized Submillimeter Ice-cloud Radiometer-1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Second of 2 twin satellitesĀ 
  • Main mission research meteorology to study ice clouds
  • Main mission climate research
Mass at launch Dry mass
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Data access information
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 475 km
Inclination 51 °


Space agency NASA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2027 EOL ≥2030
Last update: 2024-02-26
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 PolSIR-2

Acronym Full name
PolSIR radiometer PolSIR Radiometer
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