SIMBA [Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium]
SIMBA (Sun-earth Imbalance) is a Belgian 3U CubeSat, designed by the Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgiumw ith the participation of the Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, the University of Leuven and ISIS-Innovative Solutions In Space as a technology demonstration mission.
The satellite will have three objectives:
The satellite was to be originally part of the QB50 constellation, but dropped out later. Launch into a sun synchroneous orbit is now planned for 2018.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium|
|Contractors:||Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium; ISIS (bus)|
|Power:||2 deployable fixed solar arrays, solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||534 km × 536 km, 97.52°|
|SIMBA (ex QB50 BE02)||2020-061H||03.09.2020||Ko ELV||Vega||with Athena, ION-SCV 1, ESAIL, UPMSat 2, NEMO-HD, ŃuSat 6, GHGSat C1, Flock-4v 1, ..., 26, Lemur-2 112, ..., 119, SpaceBEE 10, ..., 21, FSSCat A, B, NAPA 1, TARS, EG 2, OSM 1 CICERO, DIDO 3, PICASSO, TRISAT, AMICal-Sat, TTÜ100|