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Mimosa


MIcroMeasurements Of Satellite Acceleration

General


Designation 27841 / 03031B
Launch date 30 Jun 2003
Country of origin Czech Republic
Mission Scientific
Perigee/Apogee 320/820 km
Inclination  
Period  
Launch vehicle Rokot #9

Will provide new data on the density of the upper atmosphere using the highly sensitive MACEK accelerometer.
Operated by the Astronomical Insitute of the Czech Academy of Sciences.

End of life


Out of service  
Cause  
Decay planned in Dec 2011


External resources


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Technical data



Specifications


Prime contractor Czech Astronomical Institute
Platform  
Mass at launch 66 kg
Mass in orbit  
Dimension  
Solar array  
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DC power  
Design lifetime  

Transmits on 137.142 MHz with carrier and data sidebands.

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