BackForward Satellite: SCLP 

Satellite details
Acronym SCLP
Full name Snow and Cold Land Processes
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the SCLP programme.
  • Main mission: snow cover and water equivalent.
  • Instruments not yet described.  An X- and Ku-band SAR and a K- and Ka- band MW radiometer are considered.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD,
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude TBD


Space agency NASA
Status Mission concept
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch EOL
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 SCLP

Acronym Full name
SAR-X/Ku Synthetic Aperture Radar in X- and Ku- bands
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