BackForward Satellite: TRACE 

Satellite details
Acronym TRACE
Full name Transition Region and Coronal Explorer
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the TRACE programme.
  • Main mission: solar observation.
Mass at launch 250 kg Dry mass
Power 220 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from the GSFC TRACE Science Operations Center.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 627 km
ECT 06:00 asc


Space agency NASA
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 02 Apr 1998 EOL 21 Jun 2010
Last update: 2015-07-29
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on TRACE

Acronym Full name
TRACE Transition Region and Coronal Explorer (instrument, same name as satellite and programme)
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