The MicroMAS-2 CubeSat

Each MicroMAS-2 CubeSat is a dual-spinning 3U CubeSat equipped with a 12-channel passive microwave spectrometer providing imagery near 90 and 206 GHz, temperature sounding near 118 GHz, and moisture sounding near 183 GHz.

Each CubeSat comprises a 2U spacecraft bus with an Attitude Determination and Control System (ADCS), avionics, power, and communications, and a 1U spinning radiometer payload with highly integrated, compact microwave receiver electronics.

Bus with solar panels
in launch position
10 cm × 10 cm × 34 cm


MicroMAS-2 is a 3U CubeSat with heritage from
MicroMAS-1 and MiRaTA flight designs