RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This coming Saturday, March 20th, the Brazilian NanoSatC-Br2 nanosatellite will be launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan. With a mass of 1.72 kilograms, the device will be launched into low orbit (LEO) by the Russian Soyuz-2 rocket launcher, operated by the Roscosmos Space Agency.
The nanosatellite is intended to study and monitor, in real time, the disturbances observed in the Earth's magnetosphere, the intensity of the geomagnetic field, and the precipitation of energetic particles over Brazilian territory.
The NanosatC-Br2 will position Brazil at the forefront of the debate on important . . .