FLORAD mission: Millimeter-wave atmospheric remote sensing through mini-satellites flower constellation Conference Paper uri icon


  • In this paper requirements, specifications and preliminary system design of a mini-satellite flower constellation for millimeter-wave atmospheric observations are presented together with the main payload technological characteristics. This work has been performed in the frame of FLORAD Phase A project (mini-satellite FLOwer constellation of millimeter-wave RADiometers for atmospheric observations), a feasibility study for a small scientific mission funded by the Italian Space Agency. 2009 IEEE.

name of conference

  • 2009 IEEE Aerospace Conference

published proceedings

  • 2009 IEEE Aerospace conference

author list (cited authors)

  • Marzano, F. S., Rossi, T., Lucente, M., Giusto, R., De Sanctis, M., Stallo, C., ... Mortari, D.

citation count

  • 1

complete list of authors

  • Marzano, FS||Rossi, T||Lucente, M||Giusto, R||De Sanctis, M||Stallo, C||Cianca, E||Ruggieri, M||Mortari, D

publication date

  • March 2009