Diwata 2 [PHL Microsat]
Diwata 2 is the Philippines’ second microsatellite designed and developed by Filipino scientists and engineers under the PHL-Microsat Program.
The 50 kg satellite measures 50 cm × 50 cm × 50 cm. It features two deployable systems - solar array panels and amateur radio antennas.
Diwata-2 will carry optical payloads that will support the following objectives:
In addition to these optical payloads, Diwata-2 will also carry an amateur radio unit. This payload is intended to promote awareness and interest in amateur radios and satellite technology in the country. It is also intends to provide an alternative means of communication at times of disasters and emergencies.
Diwata-2 carries the following payloads to support its mission objectives:
|Type / Application:||Earth observation|
|Power:||2 deployable fixed solar arrays, solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||595 km × 616 km, 97.84° (#2B)|
|Diwata 2||-||202x||with ?|
|Diwata 2B (PO 101, Philippines-OSCAR 101)||2018-084H||29.10.2018||Ta YLP-1||H-2A-202||with GOSAT 2, KhalifaSat, Ten-Koh, AUTcube 2, STARS-AO|