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NEE 02 Krysaor

NEE 02 Krysaor [EXA]

The NEE 02 Krysaor 1U CubeSat is the second satellite of Ecuador.

It is similar to NEE 01 Pegaso but has a different arrangement of solar arrays.

The satellite conducts following tasks:

  • Technological demonstration/Education
  • Test of real time video transmission
  • Test of Thermal/Radiation shield
  • Test of multiphase solar array
  • Test of passive antenna deployment
  • Test of carbon nanotubes thermal control system

NEE 02 Krysaor was successfully launched into orbit on a multi-satellite launch on a Dnepr booster. It has successfully sent imagery of the coastal areas of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Additionally, the signal of the sister satellite NEE 01 Pegaso was received by the NEE 02 Krysaor.

Nation: Ecuador
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: EXA (Agencia Espacial Civil Ecuatoriana)
Contractors: EXA (Agencia Espacial Civil Ecuatoriana)
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit: 593 km × 714 km, 97.80
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
NEE 02 Krysaor 2013-066AB 21.11.2013 Do LC-370/13 Dnepr with DubaiSat 2, STSAT 3, WNISAT 1, SkySat 1, BRITE-PL, AprizeSat 7, AprizeSat 8, UniSat 5, Delfi-n3Xt, Dove 3, Dove 4, Triton 1, CINEMA 2, CINEMA 3, OPTOS, CubeBug 2, GOMX 1, FUNcube 1, HiNCube, ZACUBE 1, ICube 1, HumSat-D, PUCP-SAT 1, First-MOVE, UWE 3, VELOX P2, Pocket-PUCP, BeakerSat 1, QubeScout S1, $50SAT, Wren, BPA 3


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