Mission Operations Overview
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.
Data and Processors