Earth Observation Satellite

The Brik-II, a technological testbed mission built by ISIS for the Royal Netherlands Air Force, is based on the CubeSat (6U) technology.

Name of SatelliteBrik-II
PurposeEarth Observation
ContractorSolutions in Space
Country of ContractorNetherlands
Launch Mass (kg.)10
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)495
Date of Launch30.06.2021
Launch SiteVirgin Orbit
Launch VehicleLauncherOne
COSPAR Number2021-058F
NORAD Number48876

The Brik-II Earth Observation Satellite, which was designed and integrated by ISIS, will be used as a testbed for various communications experiments to demonstrate the significant role nanosatellites can play in military operations. This mission represents a major step forward for the Dutch Ministry of Defense in developing its first space capabilities, with a focus on responsive launch.


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