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PARASOL

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2004-049G

Description

PARASOL (Polarization and Anisotropy of Reflectances for Atmospheric Science coupled with Observations from LIDAR) is a French (CNES) mini-satellite of mass 120 kg that will provide data on the physical properties of clouds and aerosols.

Alternate Names

  • 28498
  • Polarization and Anisotropy of Reflectances for Atmospheric Science coupled with Observations from LIDAR

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2004-12-18
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5G
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (France)

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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