BackForward Satellite: WSF-M1 

Satellite details
Acronym WSF-M1
Full name Weather System Follow-on Microwave
Satellite Description
  • WSF-M1 is the first satellite of the US DoD Weather System Follow on programme.
  • It makes a substantial contribution to ocean surface vector winds, tropical cyclone intensity and LEO energetic charged particles.
  • More information here:
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information


Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 833 km


Space agency DoD
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2024 EOL ≥2030
Last update: 2022-06-27
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 WSF-M1

Acronym Full name
MWI MicroWave Imager on WSF-M
ECP Energetic Charged Particle sensor
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Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control