Earth Science Satellite

SIMBA (Sun-Earth Imbalance), a 3U CubeSat mission led by the Royal Meteorological Institute Belgium.

Name of SatelliteSIMBA (Sun-earth IMBAlance)
PurposeEarth Science
ContractorRoyal Meteorologial Institute, Belgium/ESA
Country of ContractorBelgium
Launch Mass (kg.)6
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)541
Date of Launch02.09.2020
Launch SiteGuiana Space Center
Launch VehicleVega
COSPAR Number2020-061H
NORAD Number46279

SIMBA Earth Science Satellite the objective is to measure the TSI (Total Solar Irradiance) and Earth Radiation Budget climate variables with a miniaturized radiometer instrument. This mission will help in the study of the global warming.


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