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Satellite details
Acronym MicroCarb
Full name MicroCarb
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the MicroCarb programme.
  • Main mission: CO2 monitoring.
  • Precursor to CO2M satellites
Mass at launch 175 kg Dry mass 80 kg
Power 200 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • To be distributed by EUMETSAT
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 650 km
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Space agency CNESUKSA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2025 EOL ≥2030
Last update: 2024-02-22
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 MicroCarb

Acronym Full name
MicroCarb MicroCarb
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