Name MIR-SAT1 (Mauritian Infrared Satellite, Mir-Sat-1, MirSat1)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2022-04-18. Was operational (Official confirmation on the website and many beacon reception reports on Twitter)
Launched 2021-06-03
NORAD ID 48868
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Falcon 9 (CRS-22) (KiboCUBE)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2020-06-28
Organisation Mauritius Research Council
Institution Institute
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation (HQ) Mauritius
Nation (AIT) UK
Manufacturer AIVT by AAC Clyde Space
Launch brokerer JAXA, KiboCUBE
Costs $405,00 for platform, operations, ground stations and training.
Oneliner Collecting images of Mauritius and surrounding regions using longwave infrared (LWIR) thermal camera.
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Last modified: 2022-07-23
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