Mesbah 2 (persian for "lantern") is a Iranian microsatellite to provide store and forward communications.
Iranians state they have built a Mesbah-2 based on the original Italian Mesbah-1 design, which they intend to launch themselves. Mesbah-2 reportedly weighs around 65 kilograms. Iran reports it will launch the Mesbah-2 itself in March 2011 on the Iranian Simorgh rocket.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||Iran National Space Administration (INSA)|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Mass:||~ 65 kg|
|Mesbah 2||-||20xx||Sem ?||Simorgh|