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Satellite details
Acronym Odin
Full name Odin
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the Odin programme.
  • Main missions: chemistry of the upper atmosphere.
Mass at launch 250 kg Dry mass 250 kg
Power 300 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by several processing centres, and by the central archive in Stockholm.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 552 km
ECT 06:42 desc


Space agency SNSACNESCSA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Progressive lowering of the orbit from the original 600 km.
Launch 20 Feb 2001 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2023-12-21
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

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

  • Odin
    • Odin (2001 - 2024)
Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Odin

Acronym Full name
OSIRIS Optical Spectrograph and Infra-Red Imaging System
SMR Sub-Millimetre Radiometer
Show instrument status and calibration
Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control
Frequencies for satellite management
Service Direction Frequency (MHz) Emission designator Bandwidth (kHz) Polarisation D/A Data rate (kbps) or Baseband (kHz) Comments
TC E-S 2033.35 MHz 250KFXD 250 kHz RHCP D 10.5  kbps Telecommand
TM S-E 2208.1629 MHz 5M12FXD 5120 kHz RHCP D 720.9  kbps Telemetry
Frequencies for scientific data acquisition and communication services at ground stations
Service Direction Frequency (MHz) Bandwidth (kHz) Polarisation D/A Data rate (kbps) or Baseband (kHz) Comments
TM S-E 2205.6029 MHz - 2210.7229 MHz - RHCP D 720.9  kbps Raw data