BackForward Satellite: MAIA 

Satellite details
Acronym MAIA
Full name Multi-Angle Imager for Aerosols
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the MAIA programme.
  • Main mission: aerosol, cloud and atmospheric radiation.
  • Substantial contribution to climate and air quality monitoring.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 740 km


Space agency NASA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2024 EOL ≥2027
Last update: 2022-03-21
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 MAIA

Acronym Full name
MAIA Multi-Angle Imager for Aerosols
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