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iSIM [Satlantis]

iSIM (integrated Standard Imager for Microsatellites) is an experimental earth observation instrument mounted on the ISS. It is technology demonstration mission by the Spanish company Satlantis Microsats.

Satlantis' core product is the iSIM-170 imager, which was launched to International Space Station (ISS) on 20 May 2020 from Tanegashima Space Center, in Japan, via the HTV-9 cargo craft.

Once on the ISS, iSIM was installed on the IVA-Replaceable Small Exposed Experiment Platform (i-SEEP), which is the external experiment platform of the Japanese Experiment Module Kibo, and start its In-Orbit Demonstration (IOD). The mission started in the summer of 2020.

Nation: Spain
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: Satlantis
Contractors: Satlantis
Equipment: iSIM-170 imager
Configuration: Attached ISS payload
Propulsion: None
Power: Via ISS
Orbit: 400 km × 400 km, 51.6 (typical)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
iSIM N/A 20.05.2020 Ta YLP-2 H-2B-304 with HTV 9

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