PICASSO
Mission information
Name
PICASSO
Alternate Names
PICASSO-BEL PICosatellite for Atmospheric and Space Science Observations
Satellite ID
ZNPK-3777-2526-2564-5280
NORAD ID
46281
Country of Origin

Belgium

Status
Satellite alive
Operational

Satellite is in orbit and operational

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

PICASSO (PICosatellite for Atmospheric and Space Science Observations) is a Belgian 3U CubeSat, designed to investigate the upper layers of Earth’s atmosphere. PICASSO is developed for the QB50 project for ESA by the Belgian Institute of Space Aeronomy (BISA) with VTT Finland and the UK’s Clyde Space, PICASSO will measure the distribution of ozone in the stratosphere and profile the temperature of the mesosphere and the electron density in the ionosphere.

Type
Transmitter
Downlink Mode
FM
Downlink Frequency
400775000
Most Recent Observers
Observer Latest Data
PE0SAT-JO21mr 2022-08-28 05:13:56 UTC
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Orbital Elements
Latest Two-Line Element (TLE)
TLE Source
Space-Track.org
TLE Updated
2022-10-01 08:41:16 UTC
TLE Set
1 46281U 20061K   22274.15379999  .00011345  00000-0  59865-3 0  9999
2 46281 97.4368 342.0098 0002565 234.0426 126.0569 15.15700512114502
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