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SMOS - Satellite Information

Designation
Spacetrack catalog number 36036
COSPAR ID 2009-059-A
Name in Spacetrack catalog SMOS

Satellite Details

Orbit 758 x 760 km, 98.4°
Category unknown
Country/organisation of origin ESA
Intrinsic brightness (Magnitude) 6.2 (at 1000km distance, 50% illuminated)
Maximum brightness (Magnitude)5.0 (at perigee, 100% illuminated)

Launch

Date (UTC) 02 November 2009 01:50
Launch sitePlesetsk,
Russia
Launch vehicle Rokot
View from orbit pole
 

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