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The SMOS menu to your right provide information concerning the SPPA activities for this mission. 


A brief description of the mission, its operations and main mission highlights is available in the sections below:

Mission Description   |    Sensor Modes   |   Mission Operations Overview     

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The SMOS ground segment consists of different stations covering a variety of functionalities. The main stations to keep SMOS running day-to-day is located at ESAC Villafranca hosting the main part of the Data Processing Ground Segment (DPGS) and at CNES in Toulouse hosting the Satellite Operations Ground Segment (SOGS), with their respective receiving station. More detailed information on SMOS Operations is available here.

Weekly reports, from the Flight Operations Segment (FOS), provide the weekly status  of the space segment and mission operations.

Furthermore, the SMOS News page can be used for the most up-to-date news concerning the mission operations and also relates science news.