3U CubeSat mission for measuring the Total Solar Irradiance and Earth Radiation Budget climate variables with a miniaturized radiometer instrument

The mission is sponsored by ESA and led by the Royal Meteorological Institute Belgium (RMIB) with ISISPACE as the subcontractor responsible for the design and delivery of the platform. The payload is a miniaturized radiometer instrument built by the Royal Meteorological Institute Belgium.

ISISPACE will also perform commissioning and mission operations of the satellite after launch on the consortium’s behalf.

SIMBA cubesat
Customer: RMIB – Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium & ESA
Start date: 2015
Launch date: September 2020