Sea Surface Sality from Space

Launched in:2011
Out of service since:2015
Orbit height:657 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: NASA - USA
Aquarius is a cooperative international mission between CONAE (ComisiĆ³n Nacional de Actividades Espaciales), Argentina, and NASA, USA. Ended on 8 June 2015.

SAC-D (Aquarius) websites


NASA / Univ. of Maine - Aquarius mission
Earth & Space Research - Aquarius mission
NASA - Aquarius mission
NASA / Univ. of Maine - Aquarius overview
CONAE - Completed missions (Spanish)
Salinity - NASA satellites

Data ordering

NASA Goddard - Ocean Color Web
Aquarius - Data info
PODAAC - Aquarius
NASA EarthData - Search
PODAAC - Aquarius data
NASA Salinity - Sea Surface Salinity

On Board Sensors

SAC-D (L-band radiometer /Scatterometer)