The Munin Nanosatellite

Munin Nanosatellite

  • Very small - size: 21 x 21 x 21 cm, mass: 6 kg
  • Low Cost - fraction of traditional scientific satellite cost.
  • Scientific value - Payload: science instruments for auroral research.
  • Student project - Swedish Institute of Space Physics / Umeå University / Luleå University of Technology / Southwest Research Institute joint project.
  • Munin was launched on a Delta II rocket from VAFB in California on November 21, 2000

Launch pictures and movies from SpaceflightNow

The Last contact with Munin was 2001-02-12.

After a manual CPU reset Munin has been quiet.
Probably due to boot PROM failure.

IRF - RYP - SwRI - Luth