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Satellite details
Acronym Sentinel-5P
Full name Sentinel-5 precursor
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the Sentinel-5P programme.
  • Main mission: atmospheric chemistry.
Mass at launch 980 kg Dry mass
Power 1500 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from the DLR Payload Data Ground Segment (PDGS) in Oberpfaffenhofen.
  • Real time data possible at appointed X-band stations.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 824 km
ECT 13:30 asc


Space agency ESANSO
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 13 Oct 2017 EOL ≥2025
Last update: 2023-11-06
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Sentinel-5P

Acronym Full name
TROPOMI Tropospheric Monitoring Instrument
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