The SIDAR (Solar Irradiance, Data and Rescue), formerly known as JPSS Free Flyer 1, will be a complementary mission to the JPSS 1 satellite. It will fly the instruments, which were originally planned for the NPOESS satellites, but could not accomodated on the JPSS 1 satellite due to the size limitation of the cloned NPP satellite.
SIDAR will carry following instruments:
Both SARSAT and A-DCS are being provided by French and Canadian partners.
|Type / Application:||Earth science|
|Equipment:||TSIS, A-DCS, SARSAT|
|Power:||Deployable solar array, batteries|
|JPSS Free Flyer 1 (JPSS-FF 1)||-||cancelled|