Earth Observation Satellite

Menut is a 6U high CubeSat Earth observation satellite developed by Open Cosmos. Support for the project are the Institute for Space Research of Catalonia and the Cartographic and Geological Institute of Catalonia.

Name of SatelliteMenut
PurposeEarth Observation
ContractorOpen Cosmos
Country of ContractorSpain
Launch Mass (kg.)10
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)525
Date of Launch03.01.2023
Launch SiteCape Canaveral
Launch VehicleFalcon 9
COSPAR Number2023-001B
NORAD Number55010

Menut Earth Observation Satellite, the first Earth observation satellite in Catalonia to be designed and manufactured by Open Cosmos, will be operated by the space company after launch. This means the satellite can take images of any point on Earth, with a resolution 5 metres.

Name of SatelliteMenutPurposeEarth ObservationContractorOpen CosmosCountry of ContractorSpainLaunch Mass (kg.)10Class of OrbitLEOPerigee (km)525Date of Launch03.01.2023Launch SiteCape CanaveralLaunch VehicleFalcon 9COSPAR Number2023-001BNORAD Number55010


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