BeaverCube II (BeaverCube-2)

Name BeaverCube II (BeaverCube-2)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Organisation MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer NASA CSLI / ELaNa

Educational mission with visible and infrared imagers.


Education mission that will teach high school students aerospace science by having them design a CubeSat. BeaverCube II will host one visible and two infrared imagers to measure cloud properties, ocean surface temperatures and ocean color to study the Earth’s climate and weather systems. It also will demonstrate an application for the use of shape memory alloy technology via an on-orbit calibration technique.

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