BackForward Satellite: AOS-PMM 

Satellite details
Acronym AOS-PMM
Full name Atmosphere Observing System - Precipitation Measuring Mission
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Main mission research meteorology
  • Main mission climate resesarch
  • Precipitation measurement, Doppler-derived estimates of convective vertical air motions, and, in tandem with AOS-Storm, time-rate-of-change information related to ice production and vertical mass flux
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 430 km
Inclination 55 °


Space agency NASACSAJAXA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2029 EOL ≥2034
Last update: 2023-10-30
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on AOS-PMM

Acronym Full name
AOS-MWR AOS Microwave Radiometer (also SAPHIR-NG)
AOS Doppler Radar AOS Doppler Radar
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