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Platform: AQUARIUS_SAC-D > Aquarius SAC-D
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Platform-based Instruments:
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 657
Orbit Inclination: 98
Equator Crossing: 18:00 Local time: e.g.
Period: 98
Repeat Cycle: 7
Orbit Type: LEO > LOW EARTH ORBIT > POLAR SUN-SYNCHRONOUS
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Description
Mission Overview

The joint U.S./Argentinian Aquarius/Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas (SAC)-D mission will map the salinity—the concentration of dissolved salt—at the ocean surface, information ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 3 years
Launch Date: 2011-06-10
Launch Site: VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, USA
Primary Sponsors:
NASA
CONAE
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