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.

author list (cited authors)

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

citation count

  • 1

publication date

  • March 2009