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FACSAT 2 (Chibiriquete)


FACSAT 2 is a 6U Cubesat built by the Fuerza Aérea Colombian (FAC) to demonstrate the technological capabilities to build and operate a nanosatellite.

GOMSpace provides the bus for FACSAT 2. The satellite carries an imager with a resolution of 5 meters allowing it to be used for more specialized applications such as cartography and topography.

Nation: Colombia
Type / Application: Technology, earth observation
Operator: Fuerza Aérea Colombiana (FAC)
Contractors: Fuerza Aérea Colombiana (FAC); GOMSpace (bus)
Equipment: Imager
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
FACSAT 2 (Chibiriquete) 2023-054AD 15.04.2023 Va SLC-4E Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with İmece, Umbra-SAR 06, ÑuSat 36, ..., 39, GHOSt 1, 2, Tomorrow R1, GHGSat C6, C7, C8, Hawk 7A, 7B, 7C, NORSAT TD, ION-SCV 010, Kepler 20, 21, ELO 3, EPICHyper 1, VCUB1, Vigoride 6, LLITED 1, 2, REVELA, DISCO 1, VIREO, IRIS C, BRO 9, Brokkr 1, CIRBE, DEWA-Sat 2, It's About Time, KILIÇSAT, SSS 2B, Sapling 2, PROVES-Yearling 2, Platform 3 (Sateliot 0), FACSAT 2, Connecta T2.1, LacunaSat 2f, ADLER 2, Lemur-2 164, Lemur-2 165, INSPIREsat 7, Taifa 1, RoseyCubesat 1, Celestis 23


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