SWIMSat (Science Weather and Meteor Impact Monitoring)

Name SWIMSat (Science Weather and Meteor Impact Monitoring)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status cancelled
Organisation Arizona State University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US

Monitor space weather and provide warnings.


Dedicated satellite network for space hazards:

  • Real-time monitoring
  • Provide alerts/warnings
  • Forecasting from minutes to hours

Coronagraph and Meteor camera. Successful detection of an M class solar flare event. Successful detection of at least one 0.1 kT or larger airburst.

Sources [1] [2]
Photo sources [1]
COTS subsystems
  • ADCS - Blue Canyon XACT
Keywords GTO or GEO orbit, Propulsion

Last modified: 2023-06-08
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