UV2VIS is a project related with development of Sentinel-5 mission, which is a part of the “Copernicus” European satellite Earth observations programme. In brief, the role of Sentinel-5 will be to monitor the Earth atmosphere.
The role of Astri Polska in the project.
Within the UV2VIS project Astri Polska is responsible for designing and production of OGSE device (Optical Ground Support Equipment), which role will be to test the spectrometer, which will be installed at Sentinel-5 satellite. In total, 4 spectrometers will be tested, from which one is to be installed at the satellite.
Timeframe: 2015 – 2018
The project is funded by European Commission and European Space Agency