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Mimosa
Mimosa
Mimosa
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Czech earth atmosphere satellite. Satellite by the Czech Astronomical Institute for study of the density of the upper atmosphere using the sensitive Macek accelerometer. Atmosphere density satellite built by Space Devices Ltd. of Praha for Astronomical Insitute of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Astronomicky ustav AV CR), Czechoslovakia. Launched 2003.

AKA: MIcro-Measurements Of Satellite Acceleration. Status: Operational 2003. First Launch: 2003-06-30. Last Launch: 2003-06-30. Number: 1 . Gross mass: 66 kg (145 lb).

Characteristics:

  • Mass 66 kg
  • Dimensions 560 mm x 560 mm x 570 mm
  • Orbit 780 km/ 98.6 deg sun synchronous
  • Estimated Life 18 months
  • Power: 13 W, generated by solar cells on exterior


More at: Mimosa.

Family: Atmosphere sat, Earth. Country: Czech Republic. Launch Vehicles: UR-100N, Rokot. Launch Sites: Plesetsk, Plesetsk LC133/3. Bibliography: 2.

2003 June 30 - . Launch Site: Plesetsk. Launch Complex: Plesetsk LC133/3. LV Family: UR-100N. Launch Vehicle: Rokot.
  • Mimosa - . Mass: 51 kg (112 lb). Nation: Czech Republic. Agency: KVR. Class: Earth. Type: Atmosphere satellite. Spacecraft: Mimosa. Decay Date: 2011-12-11 . USAF Sat Cat: 27841 . COSPAR: 2003-031B. Apogee: 829 km (515 mi). Perigee: 316 km (196 mi). Inclination: 96.8000 deg. Period: 96.10 min. Mimosa was a 65 kg polyhedron built by Space Devices Ltd. of Praha, and operated by the Astronomical Insitute of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Astronomicky ustav AV CR). It carried an accelerometer to study atmospheric density..


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