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MicroDragon

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2019-003D

Description

MicroDragon is a microsatellite developed by the Vietnam National Satellite Center (VNSC).

The MicroDragon satellite was designed and created by Vietnamese engineers, with the support of Japanese experts.

MicroDragon is a 50 kg satellite measuring 50 cm × 50 cm × 50 cm. The satellite observes the coastal areas of the country to evaluate water quality, navigate marine food resources and follow up on changes in coastal areas to inform Viet Nam's aquaculture breeding sector.

Alternate Names

  • 43935

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2019-01-18
Launch Vehicle: Epsilon
Launch Site: Uchinoura Space Center, Japan
Mass: 50 kg

Funding Agency

  • Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan)

Discipline

  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

 
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