PHL MICROSAT

Launching the Philippine's first microsatellite for high-precision Earth observation

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The PHL Microsat Program aims to build, launch and effectively utilize micro-satellite technology for multispectral, high precision earth observation.

FAQ

1. What is Diwata-I?

DIWATA-1 is the Philippine's first microsatellite, which has been built to undertake scientific earth observation missions related to weather observation, environmental...

2. What type of satellite is DIWATA-1 and what kind of orbit will it have?

DIWATA-1 falls under the microsatellite category in terms of size (approx. 50 cm linear dimension) and weight (10-100kg). In terms of use, it is inteded to as an earth...

3. How is it different from weather and telecommunication satellites?

DIWATA-1 differs greatly from weather satellites for one, it occupies a Low Earth Orbit (400km) and is non-geostationary. Therefore, meteorological event such as...

IMAGE BROWSER

An image distribution platform for Diwata-1 images.

TRACKER

Know the realtime estimated location of the Diwata-1 satellite.

REQUEST IMAGE

Request Diwata-1 imagery for future passes.

PARTNERS & ORGANIZATIONS

PHL-Microsat Program is made possible with the joint efforts of the Philippines' Department of Science and Technology, University of the Philippines Diliman and Hokkaido University and Tohoku University.

University of the Philippines

Department of Science and Technology (DOST)

Hokkaido University

Tohoku University