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27.07.2023 14:48 Age: 357 days

[SWOT] Spacecraft now on its 21-day repeat orbit

Category: Operational news

Start of the global mapping science phase on July 21, 2023

Dear AVISO users,


The SWOT mission operations teams successfully completed several propulsive maneuvers to reposition the spacecraft into its final 21-day repeat orbit to start the global mapping science phase. The project teams successfully completed configuring the KaRIn and nadir instruments for science operations. The project teams have also re-started the nadir data product processing on July 21, 2023. The release of the O/I(GDR) nadir altimeter and radiometer science data products will resume by the end of August 2023 after some validation activities.


Best regards,


The SWOT project and AVISO teams


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