Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of microsatellite

Translation:
microsatellite
Definition:
Small satellite used to conduct low-cost, rapid experiments on various technologies or applications and transported on board as additional cargo along with a main payload. Microsatellite usually refers to a satellite weighing less than 100 kilograms.
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