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Dekart (Descartes)

Dekart, also known as Descartes, is a Russian 3U CubeSat built by the MSU (Moscow State University) and SINP MSU (Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics at the Moscow State University).

The satellite is designed to obtain data on radiation in polar orbits and to test an ADS-B traffic monitoring system for civil aircrafts.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: ?
Operator: MSU (Moscow State University) and SINP MSU (Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics at the Moscow State University)
Contractors: MSU (Moscow State University) and SINP MSU (Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics at the Moscow State University)
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Dekart (Descartes) 2020-068H 28.09.2020 Pl LC-43/4 Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M with Gonets-M 17, Gonets-M 18, Gonets-M 19, ICEYE X6, ICEYE X7, SALSAT, Kepler 4, 5, Norbi, Lemur-2 120, ..., 123, NetSat 1, ..., 4, LacunaSat 3, MeznSat, Yarilo 1, 2