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Total Solar Irradiance Spectral Solar Irradiance 2 (TSIS-2)

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

The TSIS-2 mission will provide absolute measurements of the total solar irradiance (TSI) and spectral solar irradiance (SSI), important for accurate scientific models of climate change and solar variability. NASA intends to fly TSIS-2 on a free flying satellite by 2023.

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Altitude:Distance from sea level. 415km
Inclination: 51.6°