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Atmospheric Chemistry Suite: MIR and NIR spectrometers

Atmospheric Chemistry Suite: MIR and NIR spectrometers

Date: 14 April 2015
Satellite: Trace Gas Orbiter
Location: IKI, the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Copyright: ESA/Roscosmos/ExoMars/ACS/IKI

The MIR and NIR instrument models, with covers removed, during quality control checks at IKI, the Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences.

MIR and NIR are Echelle-spectrometers for middle and near-infrared bands respectively. Along with TIRVIM, a Fourier-spectrometer for the thermal infrared band, they form the Atmospheric Chemistry Suite (ACS).

ACS is one of four science instruments on the ExoMars 2016 Trace Gas Orbiter.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
21-Feb-2024 16:16 UT

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