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AQUA is classified as:


NORAD ID: 27424
Int'l Code: 2002-022A
Perigee: 707.5 km
Apogee: 710.3 km
Inclination: 98.2 °
Period: 98.8 minutes
Semi major axis: 7079 km
RCS: 7.4174 m2 (large)
Launch date: May 4, 2002
Source: United States (US)
Launch site: AIR FORCE WESTERN TEST RANGE (AFWTR)

AQUA (EOS-PM1) is an afternoon equator-crossing platform which includes a suite of sensors designed to study the diurnal properties of cloud and aerosol radiative fluxes, cloud formation, and precipitation (MIMR, AIRS/AMSU-A/MHS, and MODIS-N) in conjunction with a wind scatterometer planned for the Japanese ADEOS-II spacecraft. MIMR, MODIS-N, and AIRS will contribute to studies of sea-ice extent and heat exchange with the atmosphere. Data from the EOS-PM1 platform and the sensors on the TRMM spacecraft will combined to assess the utility and accuracy of precipitation measurements.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 27424U 02022A   22225.89841715  .00000389  00000-0  95913-4 0  9992
2 27424  98.2489 167.2523 0002000  73.2007  19.2565 14.57352801 78557
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC