Earth Observation Satellite

Diwata-2B, a Philippine microsatellite launched on 29 October 2018. The first satellite launched under the STAMINA4Space program is this one.

Name of SatelliteDiwata-2B
PurposeEarth Observation
ContractorPHL Microsat
Country of ContractorPhilippines
Launch Mass (kg.)56
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)595
Expected Lifetime (yrs.)1
Date of Launch29.10.2018
Launch SiteTanegashima Space Center
Launch VehicleH2A
COSPAR Number2018-084H
NORAD Number43678

Diwata-2B Earth Observation Satellite was developed jointly by Tohoku University, Hokkaido University, and 11 scientists from the Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST).


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