BackForward Satellite: GNOMES-2 

Satellite details
Acronym GNOMES-2
Full name GNSS Navigation and Occultation Measurement Satellites
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd satellite of a constellation of micro-satellites, designed for maintaining up to 20 flight units.
  • Orbit heights ranging around 600 km, possibly sunsynchronous, depending on the launch of opportunity.
  • Main missions: radio occultation sounding.
  • Substantial contribution to Space weather.
Mass at launch 30 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 525 km


Space agency PlanetiQ
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 30 Jun 2021 EOL ≥2026
Last update: 2022-05-25
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on GNOMES-2

Acronym Full name
Pyxis-RO Pyxis-RO
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