BackForward Satellite: NACHOS-1 

Satellite details
Acronym NACHOS-1
Full name Nano-satellite Atmospheric Chemistry Hyperspectral Observation System-1
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Satellite Description
  • First of 2 3U cubesats to develop hyperspectral imaging of atmospheric trace gases.
  • Significant contribution to atmospheric chemistry and air quality
Mass at launch Dry mass 6.25 kg
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Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 400 km
Inclination 51.6 °


Space agency LANLNASA
Status Operational
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Launch 19 Feb 2022 EOL ≥2025
Last update: 2022-07-04
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