MISR-B Satellite

Name MISR-B (MISR-B-1, Modular Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status Reentry 2023-10-05. Was operational? (No news found as of 2022-12-20)
Launched 2022-07-02
NORAD ID 52949
Deployer RailPOD [Tyvak],?
Launcher LauncherOne (ELaNa 39)
Organisation Space Systems Command
Institution Military
Entity type Government (Civil / Military)
Headquarters US
Manufacturer AIVT by Blue Canyon
Operator Blue Canyon
Partners Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Department of Defense (DoD)

Demonstrate a robust, responsive, multi-mission CubeSat capability.


MISR-B is a 6U CubeSat bus, which Blue Canyon provided along with the radio, GPS, reaction wheels, torque rods, sun sensors, solar arrays, batteries, Guidance Navigation & Control System and power management. The program is intended to demonstrate a robust, responsive, multi-mission CubeSat capability to satisfy a varied set of requirements and provides significantly more power to the payload. 

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Photo sources [1]
COTS subsystems
  • PLATFORM - Blue Canyon
Subsystems sources [1]
On the same launch

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