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Mesbah 2

Mesbah 2

Mesbah 2 (persian for "lantern") is a iranian microsatellite to provide store and forward communications.

Iranians state they have built a Mesbah-2 based on the original Italian Mesbah-1 design, which they intend to launch themselves. Mesbah-2 reportedly weighs around 65 kilograms. Iran reports it will launch the Mesbah-2 itself in March 2011 on the Iranian Simorgh rocket.

Nation: Iran
Type / Application: Technology
Operator:
Contractors:
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: ~ 65 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Mesbah 2 - 201x Sem ? Simorgh
Further Mesbah missions: