Yes, this is a question one may ask.Is SMOS in good shape? Have all the CAMs (for Collision Avoidance Maneuvers!) been efficient leaving the satellite without any blemish?Our Colleague from ESAC, Manuel Castillo, with other colleagues wanted to make sure and so they simply looked at SMOS …From the ground … using the Telescope FABRA-ROA Montsec last February (13-2-2013). And all looks fine (provided you have a fairly good eyesight though) as shown on their poster.


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