HORTA Satellite

Spacecraft HORTA
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher not launched
Organization IMT (Ingegneria Marketing Technologies)
Institution Company
Entity type Commercial
Country Italy
Manufacturer AIVT by IMT (Ingegneria Marketing Technologies)
Operator IMT (Ingegneria Marketing Technologies)

GNSS-R passive reflectometry and Ka-band transmitter.


The payload on board of the satellite is a GNSS-R Passive Reflectometry, it will be used to analyze soil conditions, in particular humidity and biomass.

A Ka-Band transmitter on board of HORTA will send data from satellite to Earth. The main goals of this program are: the study and monitoring of soil conditions and the Precision Farming.

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Last modified: 2024-05-29

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