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CE-SAT 2, 2B

CE-SAT 2B [Canon]

CE-SAT 2 (Canon Electric Satellite 2) is an experimental earth observing microsatellite developed and built by Canon Electronics.

CE-SAT 2 is a satellite model smaller than the CE-SAT 1, and is equipped with cameras with different resolutions.

  • Primary telephoto: a super high sensitivity camera with a mirror diameter of 200 mm. The ground resolution is approximately 5.1 m with a frame size of 3.5 km by 2.3 km.
  • Secondary telephoto: an EOS M100 with a mirror diameter of 87 mm. The ground reolution is approximately 5 m with a frame size of 5.6 km by 3.7 km
  • Wide-Angle: PowerShot G9X MarkII

CE-SAT 2B is to be launched in 2020 on an Electron KS launch vehicle.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: Canon Electronics Space Technology Laboratory
Contractors: Canon Electronics Space Technology Laboratory (prime); AxelSpace (bus)
Equipment: 2 cameras
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: ?
Mass: 35.5 kg
Orbit: 507 km × 524 km, 97.50į (#2B)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
CE-SAT 2 - 202x with ?
CE-SAT 2B 2020-077F 28.10.2020 OnS LC-1 Electron KS with Flock-4e' 1, ..., 9
Further CE-SAT missions: