Name MYSAT-2 (DhabiSat)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status Semi-operational? Was operational until 2021-07-07? (Many reports from radio amateurs with data on SatNOGS until 2021-07-07, but signal seems weak afterwards as of 2021-08-05)
Launched 2021-02-20
NORAD ID 49016
Deployer NRCSD-E (External NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer)
Launcher Antares (NG-15) (Cygnus)
Deployment Deployed from Cygnus on 2021-07-06
Organisation Khalifa University of Science and Technology
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Headquarters United Arab Emirates
Partners Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), Space Systems Loral

Educational training plus small camera for vegetation monitoring and new type of battery.


Communicate with our CubeSat in space, and establish a telemetry download. Taking photos of our area (UAE) using a camera as a payload and send the photos back to our ground station. In addition, a new Lithium – Ion battery which is manufactured in Masdar Institute laboratories will be tested in Space. Small camera for UAE vegetation monitoring and a new type of battery for testing in space.

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