Earth Observation Satellite

Painani-2, an experimental nanosatellite owned by SEDENA, the Mexican defence agency, was developed by the Universidad del Ejerito y Fuerza Aerea.

Name of SatellitePainani-2
PurposeEarth Observation
ContractorAIVT by Mexican University of the Army and Air Force
Country of ContractorMexico
Launch Mass (kg.)4
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)532
Date of Launch30.06.2021
Launch SiteCape Canaveral
Launch VehicleFalcon 9
COSPAR Number2021-059BB
NORAD Number48928

The Painani-2 Earth Observation Satellite, a 3U CubeSat and four small low resolution cameras that operate solely in Mexican territory, is an experiment with technology. By using frequency hopping technology, the data will be downlinked in an S-band downlink.


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