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Platform: SMOS > Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (Earth Explorer Opportunity Mission)
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Orbit
Orbit Altitude: 758 km
Orbit Inclination: 98.44 deg
Repeat Cycle: 23 days
Orbit Type: LEO > LOW EARTH ORBIT > POLAR SUN-SYNCHRONOUS
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Description
[Source: ESA, http://www.esa.int/esaLP/ESAMBA2VMOC_LPsmos_0.html ]

ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission has been designed to observe soil moisture over the Earth's landmasses and ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 3 Years
Launch Date: 2009-11-02
Launch Site: PLESETSK COSMODROME, RUSSIA
Primary Sponsors:
ESA
France/CNES
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