ROBUSTA 3A Satellite

Spacecraft name ROBUSTA 3A (Méditerranée, Mediterranean-Sat, Radiation on Bipolar Test for University Satellite Application, Robusta-3A)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher not launched
Organization University of Montpellier
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Nation France
Partners Meteo France

Improve the accuracy of weather forecasts around the Mediterranean basin.

  • he Méditerranée scientific mission in partnership with Météo France to improve the accuracy of weather forecasts around the Mediterranean basin and in particular the forecast of the Cévenol episodes;
  • A humanitarian mission in partnership with associations to provide a means of communication between schools located in Burkina Faso in cut-off areas of networks and partner schools in France;
  • An engineering mission that will test and qualify an on-board equipment, the Star Tracker, a system of attitude determination in space.
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COTS subsystems
  • THRUSTER - ThrustMe I2T5 Solid-Iodine Cold-gas
Subsystems sources [1]

Last modified: 2023-12-15

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