SCISAT

AcronymDefinition
SCISATScientific Satellite
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SCISAT is outfitted with an optical Fourier transform infrared spectrometer and an ultraviolet spectrophotometer that can take advantage of occultation, analyzing sunlight as it passes through the atmosphere.
Orbital is also scheduled to launch the SCISAT scientific spacecraft for NASA/Kennedy Space Center and the Canadian Space Agency later in 2003.
Several other Pegasus missions are currently scheduled for this year, including the launch of the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) satellite for Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the SCISAT scientific spacecraft for NASA/Kennedy Space Center and the Canadian Space Agency, and the OrbView-3 high-resolution imaging satellite for ORBIMAGE.