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HYPSO 1 [NanoAvionics]

The Norvegian HYPSO 1 (Hyper-spectral Satellite for ocean observation 1) is a 6U CubeSat mission by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Electronics and Telecommunication featuring an hHyperspectral imager to monitor algal blooms and other biological activity in the ocean.

On HYPSO-1 the payload consists of a hyperspectral imager and one RGB imager. The goal is to observe ocean color and detect harmful algal blooms (HABs). The satellite is built by NanoAvionics.

An improved version will be flown as HYPSO 2.

Nation: Norway
Type / Application: Technology, atmospheric research
Operator: NTNU, Department of Electronics and Telecommunication
Contractors: NTNU, Department of Electronics and Telecommunication
Equipment: hyperspectral imager and one RGB imager
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Propulsion: ?
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
HYPSO 1 2022-002BX 13.01.2022 CC SLC-40 Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with Umbra 02, Capella 7, 8, ICEYE X14, X16, Sich 2-1, ION-SCV 004, Dodona, STORK 1, 2, LabSat, SW1FT, VZLUSAT 2, ETV A1, BRO 5, HYPSO 1, Kepler 16, ..., 19, Flock-4x 1, ..., 44, Lemur-2 148, 149, 150, Lemur-2 146, 147, DEWA-Sat 1, NuX 1, IRIS A, MDASat 1a, 1b, 1c, Gossamer Piccolomini, Tevel 1, ..., 8, Challenger, Delfi-PQ 1, Unicorn 2A, 2D, 2E, FossaSat 2E1, ..., 2E6, MDQube-SAT 1, SATLLA 2A, 2B, Unicorn 1, EASAT 2, HADES, Grizu-263a, PION-BR 1, SanoSat 1, Tartan-Artibeus 1, USA 320, ..., 323


  • NTNU, Department of Electronics and Telecommunication:
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