Irazu Satellite

Name Irazu (Batsu-CS 1, Irazy, Irazú, Dspace)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2020-03-04. Was operational (Last W2RTV report 2019-05-24)
Launched 2018-04-02
NORAD ID 43468
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Falcon 9 (CRS-14)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2018-05-11
Organisation Costa Rican Institute of Technology (TEC)
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Nation Costa Rica
Launch brokerer JAXA
Partners GomSpace, Central American Association for Aeronautics and Space (ACAE), Delft University of Technology

Educational training and monitor the growth in biomass of planted trees.


To complete a space project life-cycle, and to develop a platform to monitor the growth in biomass of planted trees to offset carbon emissions and to help reduce Global Warming.

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Photo sources [1]
Keywords First CubeSat of country
On the same launch

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