SNOE (Student Nitric Oxide Explorer)

SNOE (Student Nitric Oxide Explorer) was a small satellite built by the University of Colorado to measure how the density of nitric oxide in the atmosphere varies with altitude. It was the first satellite in the STEDI (Student Explorer Demonstration Initiative) program.


launch date Feb 26, 1998
launch vehicle Pegasus XL
launch site Vandenberg Air Force Base
orbit 529 × 581 km × 97.7°