|Mission type||Technology Development
|Spacecraft type||1U CubeSat|
|Launch mass||1 kilogram (2.2 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||28 April 2008, 03:53:51UTC|
|Launch site||Satish Dhawan SLP|
The Space Engineering EDucation Satellite 2 (SEEDS-2) is a Japanese amateur CubeSat picosatellite, built and operated by Nihon University. It was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation, aboard a PSLV rocket, on 28 April 2008. It was built to replace the SEEDS satellite, which was lost in a launch failure on a Dnepr rocket in July 2006.
- Kramer, Herbert J. "SEEDS-2". eoPortal Directory. Retrieved 2008-10-19.
- "Indian rocket blasts into space carrying 10 satellites". AFP. 2008-03-28. Retrieved 2008-10-19.
- "Report of the launch of SEEDS II" (PDF). Nihon University. 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2008-10-19.
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