Vizard-Ion Satellite

Name Vizard-Ion (Wizard, RS59S)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Mass in kg 3.098 kg
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher Sojuz
Entity name MGU-STANDARD
Institution Company
Entity type Commercial
Country Russia
Manufacturer AIVT by Geoscan

Flight tests of a signal receiver for global navigation satellite systems GLONASS/GPS, a plasma propulsion system and a visible optical camera.


The small spacecraft "Vizard-ion" of the MGU-STANDARD company was created on the basis of the Geoscan 3U satellite platform.

Designed for flight testing of the VERA plasma propulsion system and the receiver of signals from the GLONASS/GPS global navigation satellite systems for studying the ionosphere. Another payload of the cubesat is a camera with a resolution of 1632x1232 (2MP).

Educational partner: state budgetary educational institution of the city of Moscow “School No. 1522 named after V. I. Churkin.”

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Photo sources [1]
COTS subsystems
  • PLATFORM - Geoscan
Subsystems sources [1]
Keywords Propulsion

Last modified: 2024-05-29

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