MicroMAS-2

MicroMAS-2
Name MicroMAS-2
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Mass in kg 4.5 kg
Organisation Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer NASA CSLI / ELaNa
Oneliner

Validate new ultra-compact and low-power technology for CubeSat-sized microwave radiometers.

Description

Validate new ultra-compact and low-power technology for CubeSat-sized microwave radiometers and validate operational high-performance cross-track scanner technology and CubeSat attitude control and stabilization. It will raise the technology readiness level of the radiometer and scanner from five to seven. 3U scanning radiometer with channels near 90, 118, 183, and 206 GHz 12 channels for moisture and temperature profiling and precipitation imaging.

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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
MicroMAS-2 A (MicroMAS-2A) Operational? (CubeSat Developers Workshop 2018) 2018-01-12 500 km, 97.5 deg, SSO
MicroMAS-2b (Micro-sized Microwave Atmospheric Satellite) not launched 2023-12-30 not launched

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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