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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - ZACube-2 -
Full Name ZACube-2 Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies SANSA, CPUT Launch Date 27 Dec 2018
Mission Links mission site | data access portal EOL Date Dec 2022
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 43907 (TLE)
International Designator 2018-111AH
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 94.5 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 97.3 deg
Orbit Altitude 485 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications ZACube-2 is equipped with an automatic identification system (AIS) receiver to demonstrate AIS message reception using its SDR-based payload. Additionally, ZACube-2 has a near-infrared imager for forest fire detection.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandMulti-purpose imagery (land) K-line Imager
Mission Instruments
AIS Receiver (ZACube-2) - Automatic Identification System Receiver (ZACube-2)
K-line Imager - K-line Imager
OpenSearch Datasets No IDN OpenSearch datasets found.

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