Scientific equipment

The satellite “Mikhailo Lomonosov” is based on the platform of the spacecraft “Kanopus-B” developed by the All-Russia reasearch and development institute of electromechanics named after Iosiphyan (VNIIEM).

It is proposed that the satellite’s orbit will be circular sun-synchronous with altitude of 550 km. Scientific equipment will weight about 120 kg, while the total weight of the satellite will be about 450 kg. The satellite is supposed to be launched by a conversion rocket “Dnepr” (RS-20).

Scientific equipment of the spacecraft “Mikhailo Lomonosov” will include the following devices: