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Megha-Tropiques

Satellite
Megha-Tropiques is a satellite mission to study the water cycle in the tropical atmosphere in the context of climate change A collaborative effort between Indian Space Research Organisation and French ... Wikipedia
Launch date: October 12, 2011
Orbit height: 537 mi
Speed on orbit: 4.611 miles/s
Mission duration: 3 years (planned)
Launch mass: 1,000 kilograms (2,205 lb)

Megha-Tropiques provides instruments that allow simultaneously observation of 3 interrelated components of the atmospheric engine: water vapor, condensed ... Payload · Launch Perigee altitude: 860 kilometres (530 mi) Apogee altitude: 874 kilometres (543 mi) SATCAT no.: 37838 Period: 102.15 minutes
Megha-Tropiques is a French-Indian satellite in orbit over the tropics that is carrying an atmospheric microwave sounding radiometer called SAPHIR, also ... Spacecraft · Launch · Mission Status · Sensor Complement
Oct 12, 2011 · Megha-Tropiques is an Indo-French Joint Satellite Mission for studying the water cycle and energy exchanges in the tropics. The main objective ... Launch date: October 12, 2011 Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre
Megha-Tropiques, with its unique combination of scientific payloads and its special near-equatorial orbit (offering improved data sampling of the ITCZ), is expected ...
May 18, 2015 · The orbit of Megha-Tropiques is circular, and is characterized by a 20° inclination at the Equator and an altitude of 866 km. This configuration ...
MEGHA - TROPIQUES MISSION. • Indo - French collaboration ( ISRO - CNES ). • Climate / atmosphere research and applications satellite for studies over the ...
Dec 11, 2017 · The french-indian Megha-Tropiques satellite is devoted to the atmospheric research. The data collected by the satellite will allow to improve our ... Orbit: 867 km × 867 km, 20°
Megha-Tropiques fête ses 7 ans! ... La mission fête ses 7 ans aujourd'hui; les instruments SAPHIR et ScaRaB fonctionnent nominalement et on espère encore de ...
Megha-Tropiques ... mission to study the water cycle and energy exchange in the tropical atmosphere. The Megha-Tropiques satellite was designed by the French ( ...
Jan 18, 2021 · Megha-Tropiques | Single flight unit of the Megha-Tropiques programme. Main mission: water cycle in the Tropics. Substantial contribution to ...