CARBONITE-2: Launched 2018

CARBONITE-2: Launched 2018

CARBONITE-2 is a 100kg earth observation technology demonstration mission owned and operated by SSTL.  It demonstrates a low cost video-from-orbit solution designed to deliver 1m resolution images and colour HD video clips with a swath width of 5km.  

View videos acquired by the satellite in orbit.

CARBONITE-2 achieved the first use of a Hook-and-Loop Hold-down and Release mechanism.