MOVE-II Satellites

Satellite MOVE-II
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Mass in kg 1.2 kg
Organisation Technical University of Munich (TUM)
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters Germany

Detecting antiprotons in South Atlantic Anomaly and small improvements to spacecraft.


Detecting antiprotons in South Atlantic Anomaly. S-band downlink. Small improvements: improved detumbling controller and adjusted solar panel wiring.

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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Rocket Launch date Orbit
MOVE-II (Munich Orbital Verification Experiment) Operational (Social media news 2018-12-20 and later. Website saying still collecting data 4 years later. High spin rates are causing some issues as per SmallSat 2022 paper. Last SatNOGS packet with data 2023-06-09. Last checked 2023-06-10) Falcon 9, (Spaceflight SSO-A, SHERPA) 2018-12-03 580 km, 97.8 deg
MOVE-IIb (MOVE-2B, Munich Orbital Verification Experiment) Reentry 2023-12-07. Was semi-operational? (Smallsat 2019 and 2022. Signal much weaker than expected and no sufficient communications established. Daily reports with data on SatNOGS. as of 2023-06-11) Sojuz 2019-07-05 530 km, 97.5 deg

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