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NORSAT 4

NORSAT 4 [UTIAS]

The Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) is developing the NORSAT 4 microsatellite, for the Norwegian Space Centre.

The Norsk Romsenter (Norwegian Space Centre) signed a contract in 2021 with UTIAS (University of Toronto, Institute for Aerospace Studies) for the construction of the NORSAT 4 microsatellite.

NORSAT 4 will carry an Automatic Identification System (AIS) ship tracking receiver developed by Kongsberg Seatex. An important new addition on NorSat-4 will be a low-light imaging camera.

Nation: Norway
Type / Application: Technology, traffic monitoring
Operator: Norsk Romsenter
Contractors: UTIAS (University of Toronto, Institute for Aerospace Studies) (bus); Norsk Romsenter (payload)
Equipment: AIS-receiver, imager
Configuration: Defiant bus
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
NORSAT 4 - 202x with ?
Further NORSAT missions: