Dekart (DECART, Descartes)

Name Dekart (DECART, Descartes)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Operational (Exolaunch news on 2020-09-29)
Launched 2020-09-28
NORAD ID 46493
Deployer EXOpod 12U/16U [Exolaunch]
Launcher Sojuz
Organisation Moscow State University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation (HQ) Russia
Nation (AIT) Germany
Manufacturer AIVT by German Orbital Systems
Operator German Orbital Systems
Launch brokerer Exolaunch

Charged particle and gamma ray detectors to study space weather phenomena.

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COTS subsystems
  • PLATFORM - German Orbital Systems

Last modified: 2023-06-03
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