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Satellite details
Acronym TOMS Earth Probe
Full name Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer - Earth Probe
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the TOMS Earth Probe programme.
  • Main mission: ozone mapping.
Mass at launch 295 kg Dry mass 248 kg
Power 130 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from NASA/GSFC.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 750 km
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Space agency NASA
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
  • The initial orbital height was 500 km.  It was increased to 750 km after 4 December 1997 to implement a larger swath in order to mitigate the effect of the failure of ADEOS with TOMS.
Launch 02 Jul 1996 EOL 02 Dec 2006
Last update: 2015-07-29
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on TOMS Earth Probe

Acronym Full name
TOMS Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
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