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Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory Pathfinder (CLARREO Path.)

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Status: Future, Pre-Formulation
Mission Category: Earth Systematic Missions
Launch Date: 2020

On December 23, 2015, the CLARREO Team received notification of an FY16 appropriation to begin the CLARREO Pathfinder project.The objective of the CLARREO Pathfinder project is to demonstrate essential measurement technologies of the CLARREO mission via the International Space Station. The CLARREO Team has begun to refine high-level project plans and budget profiles for the CLARREO Pathfinder mission with NASA Headquarters and the Earth Systematic Missions Program Office. A CLARREO Pathfinder project execution team has been identified and is currently in formation.

Key Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory Pathfinder Facts

Altitude:Distance from sea level. 415km
Inclination: 51.65°
Origination: NASA
Instruments: IR Spectrometer
RS Spectrometer