BackForward Satellite: Tomorrow-R1 

Satellite details
Acronym Tomorrow-R1
Full name Tomorrow-R1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • First pathfinder satellite of a constellation of small satellites with a Ka-band radar.
  • Main missions: Precipitation and ocean parameters
  • Substantial contribution: Weather forecasting and climate
Mass at launch Dry mass 86 kg
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Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 550 km
ECT 08:00 asc


Space agency
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 14 Apr 2023 EOL ≥2028
Last update: 2024-03-18
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 Tomorrow-R1

Acronym Full name radar radar
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Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control
Earth observation MW frequencies
Service Sensing mode Frequency (GHz) Bandwidth (MHz) Polarisation Comments
Tomorrow-R active 35.75 GHz 500 MHz Active radar for rainfall