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FossaSat 2

FossaSat 2 [Fossa Systems]

FossaSat 2 is a picosatellite developed by Fossa Systems, a non-profit association developing pocketqube picosatellite technology and democratizing access to space, to the 2P PocketQube form factor.

Main mission of the satellite is the testing of a new experimental RF chirp modulation called LoRa and to share educational data from space to the public. It features deployable solar panels. The project is also to foster the development of miniaturized and inexpensive satellite systems for space applications using off the shelf components.

The satellite is to be launched on the maiden Firefly-Alpha flight in late 2020.

Nation: Spain
Type / Application: Technology
Operator:
Contractors:
Equipment:
Configuration: PocketQube (2P)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
FossaSat 2 2021-F08 03.09.2021 Va SLC-2W F Firefly-Alpha with Serenity, Hiapo, BSS 1, FossaSat 1b, GENESIS-L, GENESIS-N, Qubik 1, Qubik 2, Spinnaker-3/Firefly Capsule 1

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Further FossaSat missions: