SWIMSat Satellite

Satellite name SWIMSat (Science Weather and Meteor Impact Monitoring)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status cancelled
Organization Arizona State University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters 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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