19 November 2014 The new TSI radiometer CLARA
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PMOD/WRC is building the Compact and Light-weight Absolute RAdiometer (CLARA) to fly on the Norwegian Space Centre’s (NSC) NORSAT-1 mission. The CLARA is based on a new design by PMOD/WRC which minimizes size and weight while improving the radiometric performance. The NORSAT-1 mission is planned to be launched to a polar LEO in Q4 2015. The nominal mission duration is three years but NSC intends to operate NORSAT-1 for long as the platform and payload remain functional.
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Wolfgang Finsterle, Silvio Koller, Ivo Beck, Marcel Spescha, Markus Suter, Benjamin Walter, Werner Schmutz, "The new TSI radiometer CLARA", Proc. SPIE 9264, Earth Observing Missions and Sensors: Development, Implementation, and Characterization III, 92641S (19 November 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2069614; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2069614
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