Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Operational, but batteries not holding in eclipse.(Last JA0CAW report 2019-03-21 on Twitter. Last SatNOGS report 2019-05-20. Checked on 2019-05-24.)
Launched 2012-09-13
NORAD ID 38760
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Atlas V
Organisation University of Southern California
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly, Naval Postgraduate School

Tracking cargo containers over the ocean with deployable parabolic antenna.


Tracking cargo containers over the open ocean with a 1-watt WiFi-like transceiver. This mission uses a custom-built deployable mesh antenna, and stretches the attitude control and power generation capabilities of the Colony I bus to its limits.

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Keywords Deployable parabolic antenna

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