MIR-SAT1 at NASA awaiting Launch to ISS

The MIR-SAT1 was successfully integrated into the J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer) at JAXA Tsukuba Space Center. After inserted into the deployer and packed, the satellite was sent to NASA and is now awaiting for launch. The MIR-SAT1, as part of the payload on the Cargo Dragon, is scheduled to be launched by the SpaceX CRS-22 mission at 21:29 (MUT) on the 3rd of June 2021.

The deployment of the satellite from the ISS to orbit is tentatively planned in about 3 week’s time.