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MicroDragon

MicroDragon [VNSC]

MicroDragon is a microsatellite developed by the Vietnam National Satellite Center (VNSC).

The MicroDragon satellite will be designed and created by Vietnamese engineers, with the support of Japanese experts.

MicroDragon is a 50 kg satellite measuring 50 cm × 50 cm × 50cm. The satellite will observe the coastal areas of the country to evaluate water quality, navigate marine food resources and follow up on changes in coastal areas to inform Viet Nam's aquaculture breeding sector.

It will be launched in 2018 as a secondary payload on a Japanese Epsilon rocket.

Nation: Vietnam
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: VNSC
Contractors: VNSC
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion: None
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 50 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
MicroDragon - 2018 Ka LP-M Epsilon-2 CLPS with ?