ANGELS (Argos Neo on a Generic Economical and Light Satellite)

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Name ANGELS (Argos Neo on a Generic Economical and Light Satellite)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 12U
Mass in kg 27 kg
Status Operational (No hardware or software anomalies as per SmallSat 2022 paper as of 2022-12-25)
Launched 2019-12-18
NORAD ID 44876
Deployer EXOpod 12U/16U [Exolaunch]
Launcher Sojuz (Arianespace)
Organisation CNES
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation France
Manufacturer AIVT by NEXEYA
Launch brokerer Exolaunch
Oneliner

Argos Neo instrument to collect and locate low-power messages sent by the 20,000 Argos transmitters operating around the globe.

Description

Miniaturized Argos Neo instrument ten times smaller than
the equivalent previous-generation device. The instrument collects and locates low-power signals and messages sent by the 20,000 Argos transmitters operating around the globe.

Results

On the back of this success, CNES and Hemeria have signed an agreement to extend the satellite’s lifetime for a further two and a half years.

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Last modified: 2023-01-06
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