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Proba-V: small but powerful satellite
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- Title Proba-V: small but powerful satellite
- Released 06/11/2012 11:34 am
Technological progress means more can be done with
less: also for launch in 2013, the Proba-V microsatellite’s main instrument will track daily vegetation growth worldwide. Proba-V will also perform experimental monitoring of aircraft traffic, measuring space radiation and test a new transmitter based on gallium nitride, the most promising semiconductor since silicon – all from a single desk-sized satellite.