Nahid 2 [Farsnews]
Nahid 2 (Venus 2) is an Iranian low earth orbit communications microsatellite.
The Iranian Space Agency (ISA) has signed a contract in January 2017 with the Iranian Space Research Center to build Nahid 2. The 110 kg satelite is an improved version of the Nahid 1 satellite.
Reportedly this satellite is to be launched into a 500 km orbit and to have a 2 year life time. It is to have a 3-axis control system and a propulsion system for orbital maneuvres.
|Type / Application:||Communications|
|Operator:||Iranian Space Agency (ISA)|
|Contractors:||Iranian Space Research Center|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|