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Diwata 2B

NSSDCA ID: 2018-084H

Description

Diwata 2B is a 123-pound (56-kilogram) satellite built in the Philippines by PHL Microsat, a consortium of students and engineers founded in a collaboration between the Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology, University of the Philippines Diliman, and Japan’s Hokkaido University and Tohoku University. Diwata 2B carries optical cameras and an Earth-imaging telescope, plus an amateur radio payload.

Alternate Names

  • 43678
  • Diwata2B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2018-10-29
Launch Vehicle: H-2A
Launch Site: Tanegashima, Japan
Mass: 56 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Philippines)

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

 
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