BRITE
Name BRITE
Type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 6 kg
Organisation The Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Institution Institute
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation (HQ) Poland
Nation (AIT) Canada
Manufacturer AIVT by Space Flight Laboratory
Operator Space Flight Laboratory
Launch brokerer Space Flight Laboratory (UTIAS-SFL)
Oneliner Investigation of the brightness oscillations of massive luminous stars, BRITE constellation.
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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
TUGSat 1 (Technische Universität Graz Satellite), BRITE-Austria, CanX 3B) Operational (Science website) 2013-02-25 780 km, 98.6 deg, SSO
UniBRITE-1 (BRITE-U, CanX 3A) Operational (Science website) 2013-02-25 780 km, 98.6 deg, SSO
BRITE-PL-1 Lem (CanX 3C) Operational (Science website) 2013-11-21 620 km, 97.8 deg, SSO
BRITE-CA 1 (BRITE-Toronto, CanX-3E) Operational (Science website) 2014-06-19 610 x 700 km, 98 deg
BRITE-CA 2 (BRITE-Montreak, CanX-3F) Deployment failure 2014-06-19 610 x 700 km, 98 deg
BRITE-PL-2 Heweliusz (CanX 3D) Operational (Science website) 2014-08-19 620 km, 97.8 deg, SSO

Last modified: 2020-03-22
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