Our Satellites



September, 2nd

OSM launched its first satellite, OSM-1 CICERO, from the Kourou space center in French Guyana, with Arianespace’s Vega VV16 rocket.

This 10kg, 10x20x30cm nanosatellite, the first satellite ever made in Monaco, carried a sophisticated radio occultation (RO) payload originally conceived at JPL/NASA and its mission is to collect atmospheric/weather data. This satellite became part of the CICERO fleet promoted by GeoOptics and commercial data sales to NOAA, the world’s foremost weather agency, started within a few months after launch.


  • Bus: 6U-nanosatellite, Tyvak platform
  • Form: 10cmx20cmx30cm, 10kg
  • Mission: collect precise weather data by Radio Occultation (RO)
  • Launch:  September 2020, Vega rocket by Ariane Space from Kourou (French Guyana)
  • Payload RO technology: from GeoOptics, originally developed at NASA/JPL

CICERO was our first project and we intend to produce additional CICERO satellites to add to the fleet.

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