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Satellite details
Acronym TRITON
Full name TRITON also (FORMOSAT-7R)
Satellite Description
  • TRITON is a single satellite of the COSMIC-2b mission, also called FORMOSAT-7R.
  • Measures reflected GNSS signals from the sea surface
  • Main mission: Ocean surface winds
Mass at launch Dry mass 280 kg
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • To be announced
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 600 km
ECT 12:00 desc


Status Commissioning
Details on Status
(as available)
  • More details on orbit coming.
Launch 09 Oct 2023 EOL ≥2029
Last update: 2023-12-04
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on TRITON

Acronym Full name
GPSR GPS Reflection
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