will integrate the Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM), to fly aboard the STPSat-3 spacecraft built for the US Air Force (USAF).
What does TIM stand for?
TIM stands for Total Irradiance Monitor
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- Tivoli Intrusion Manager (IBM)
- TNM Integration Module (Sprint)
- Token/Net Interface Module
- Topical Immunomodulator
- Total Improvement Management
- Total Infant Mortality
- Total Injury Management
- Total Integrated Maintenance (various companies)
- Total International Migration (Office for National Statistics; UK)
- Total Internet Marketing
- Toxic Industrial Material
- Trace Identifier Mismatch
- Traffic Impact Mitigation (California)
- Traffic Incident Management
- Traffic Indication Map (WiFi 802.11)
- Training Implementation Matrix
- Transaction Incident Management (IT security)
- Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
- Transformation of Installation Management (fka Centralized Installation Management, CIM)
- Transformation of Installation Management (US Army)
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The satellite itself weighed 1,164 pounds (528 kilograms), and carried two main instruments, the Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor and the Total Irradiance Monitor which was to be directed at the Sun.
The Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM), which is located on the opposite side of the spacecraft, facing the sun, will measure the intensity of solar radiation at the top of Earth's atmosphere.
This new value has been reported by the LASP-built Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM) instrument on the NASA Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) mission; validation tests at a new calibration facility at LASP support the lower TSI value.
The satellite was set to propel into orbit aboard a four stage Taurus-XL rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base The satellite itself weighs 1,164 pounds (528 kilograms), and carries two main instruments, the Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor and the Total Irradiance Monitor which will be directed at the Sun.
Glory's payloads will include an aerosol polarimetry sensor and cloud cameras to collect visible and infrared data, and a total irradiance monitor to measure solar radiation.
The spacecraft carries two primary instruments, the Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor (APS), which will measure aerosols in the atmosphere, and the Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM), which will point toward the Sun and continue a 32-year data record of the Sun's brightness, or total solar irradiance.
They include the Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor (APS); and the Total Irradiance Monitor (TIM).