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Sentinel 5P



Sentinel 5 Precursor, or Sentinel-5p, is a small scientific satellite that will contribute to the Europe’s Copernicus programme, dedicated to Earth science and observation. Sentinel-5p will focus on the planet’s atmosphere, detecting and monitoring trace gases in the troposphere – the lowest region of Earth’s atmosphere.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2017-10-13
    Launch Vehicle: Rokot/Breeze-KM
    Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia
    Mass: 900 kg

    Funding Agency

    • European Space Agency (International)


    • Earth Science

    Additional Information

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

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