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Satellite details
Acronym QuickSounder
Full name QuickSounder
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • First satellite of the NOAA LEO-OP program.
  • Main mission: operational meteorology.
  • Early morning sun synchronous orbit.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Real time availability of data
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude


Space agency NOAA
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
  • More details on satellite and orbit to be added when available
Launch ≥2026 EOL ≥2030
Last update: 2023-07-03
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 QuickSounder

Acronym Full name
ATMS Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder
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