TRL Rwanda CubeSat Satellite

Satellite name TRL Rwanda CubeSat
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status not launched, expected in 2025
Launcher not launched
Organisation TRL Space
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Country Rwanda
Manufacturer AIVT by TRL Space

Rwandan satellite with hyperspectral camera.


Hyperspectral sensing offers a great synergic remote-sensing technique for agriculture, climate change, natural hazards, security or border control. Satellite will offer customized identification of spectral characteristics of a wide list of events/cases and their algorithmized detection from satellites.

Project is led by TRL Space Rwanda with cooperation with local ecosystem, industrial partners, universities, Rwanda Space Agency and other stakeholders. Part of the project is the investment in a new infrastructure for satellites development in Kigali and TRL Space will open new job opportunities for local engineers and students.

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Last modified: 2024-05-29

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