SIMBA
Mission information
Name
SIMBA
Alternate Names
Sun-Earth Imbalance
Satellite ID
VSTX-5196-9784-0975-3350
NORAD ID
46279
Website
https://directory.eoportal.org/web/eoportal/satellite-missions/s/simba
Country of Origin

Belgium

Status
Satellite alive
Operational

Satellite is in orbit and operational

Image
SIMBA
Mission timeline
Launch Date
2020-09-03T00:00:00+00:00
Description

SIMBA (Sun-Earth Imbalance), a 3U CubeSat mission led by the Royal Meteorological Institute Belgium, The objective is to measure the TSI (Total Solar Irradiance) and Earth Radiation Budget climate variables with a miniaturized radiometer instrument. This mission will help in the study of the global warming. This science mission will have a design lifetime of 3 years and the satellite performances will be monitored from ground station located in The Netherlands.

Not to be confused with the Italy-Kenyan animal monitoring satellite 47941

Type
Transmitter
Service
Space Research
Downlink Mode
FM
Downlink Frequency
148118000
Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
BPSK
Downlink Frequency
401175000
Baud
1200
Most Recent Observers
Observer Latest Data
SP7THR-UHF-KO10an 2022-10-13 09:06:33 UTC
SA2KNG Omni UHF/VHF-KP03cu 2022-09-20 12:18:28 UTC
PE0SAT-JO21mr 2022-09-08 21:20:42 UTC
spacecruft-DN70jn 2022-09-01 17:55:49 UTC
Data Frames Decoded - 30 Days
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Orbital Elements
Latest Two-Line Element (TLE)
TLE Source
Celestrak (active)
TLE Updated
2022-11-29 11:23:32 UTC
TLE Set
1 46279U 20061H   22333.11716578  .00008228  00000+0  43732-3 0  9997
2 46279 97.4302 39.1379 0005103 66.8601 293.3169 15.15528902123370
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