Name SunSat
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status cancelled
Organisation The University of Sheffield
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation UK

Understand the rate of deforestation by observing the Earth.


Using a high resolution camera to image the ground cover, data is compressed before being transmitted back to the ground station at regular intervals. Using Artificial Intelligence, deforestation and its cause in desertification (one of the major environmental hazards) will be studied.

Sources [1] [2] [3]

Last modified: 2023-06-08
Detailed SunSat entry in the Database
Full Nanosats Database (much more data)

Feel free to connect at any time.

Created by Erik Kulu


Social Platforms

LinkedIn: Nanosats
Twitter: @nanosatellites

Sister Websites

NewSpace Index:
Factories in Space:

Copyright © 2014 - 2023 Erik Kulu