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Micromas 2A



The MicroMAS-2 CubeSat consists of a 2U platform section and a 1U payload section connected to the platform via a spinner assembly that rotates the payload at 30 rpm. The 3.8 kg nanosatellite measures 10 x 10 xy 34 cm and employs three-axis stabilization, deployable solar panels and data management to fulfill its task of autonomously collecting radiometry data that is transmitted to Earth for processing and analysis for use in weather models.

Alternate Names

  • 43132
  • Micro-sized Microwave Atmospheric Satellite
  • Micromas2A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2018-01-12
Launch Vehicle: PSLV
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)


  • Technology Applications
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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