BackForward Satellite: ISS CATS 

Satellite details
Acronym ISS CATS
Full name Cloud-Aerosol Transport System on the ISS
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Mission consisting of hosting CATS on the International Space Station.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link
Data access information
  • Arranged by NASA so as to provide near-real-time data.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 407 km
Inclination 51.6 °


Space agency NASACSADLRESAJAXARoscosmos
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 10 Jan 2015 EOL 2017
Last update: 2018-12-28
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 ISS CATS

Acronym Full name
CATS Cloud-Aerosol Transport System
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