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Menut (GENEO)

Menut [Open Cosmos]

Menut is a 6U CubeSat earth observation satellite developed by Open Cosmos. The Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia and the Cartographic and Geological Institute of Catalonia support the project.

It is Catalonia's first Earth observation satellite, which was designed and manufactured by Open Cosmos and will be operated by the space company once launched. The satellite will be able to take images with a resolution of 5 meters of any location on the planet. Menut will prioritize image capture over Catalonia while analyzing and monitoring the impact of climate change in the region using cutting-edge AI technologies.

Menut will also be a part of the OpenConstellation project, which aims to become the world's largest shared global infrastructure of Earth observation satellites. With satellites donated by space agencies, countries, institutions, and businesses, the major challenges we face today can be adressed. Climate change, the energy crisis, sustainability, and disaster management are just a few examples.

Nation: Spain, U.K.
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Open Cosmos
Contractors: Open Cosmos
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Menut (GENEO) 2023-001 03.01.2023 CC SLC-40 Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with YAM 5, Lynk Tower 03, 04, Umbra-SAR 04, 05, EOS-SAT 1, ICEYE X21, X22, X27, ÑuSat 32, ..., 35, Skykraft Deployer 1, Skykraft 1, ..., 4, Chimera LEO-1, ION-SCV 007, 008, Astrocast 0401, ..., 0404, Futura SM1, Futura SM3, Kelpie 1, Sharjah-Sat 1, TAU-SAT 2, Orbiter SN1, (Skyline Celestial), MDQSAT 1A, 1B, (NPC Spacemind), PROVES-Yearling, Sapling 1, Unicorn 2G, 2H, Vigoride 5, ZEUS 1, KSF 3A, ..., 3D, Flock-4y 1, ..., 36, Lemur-2 157, ..., 162, SpaceBEE 156, ..., 167, EWS RROCI, BRO 8, Gama Alpha, Menut, MilSpace2 1, 2, NSLSat 2, Platform 2, EYE 1, STAR-VIBE, Sternula 1, Connecta T1.2, Guardian alpha, KuwaitSat 1, PolyITAN-HP-30, BDSAT 2, Pushan alpha

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