|Name||ARC-1 (Alaska Research CubeSat)|
|Units or mass||1U|
|Deployer||P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)|
|Organisation||University of Alaska|
|Entity||Academic / Education|
|Launch brokerer||Tyvak, ?|
Educational training and demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies.
Provide authentic, interdisciplinary, hands-on student experiences in science and engineering through the design, development, and operation of a student small satellite mission. Characterize the thermal and vibration environment inside the launch vehicle from ignition to orbit insertion. Validate a novel low power Attitude Control and Determination System (ACDS). Validate a high bandwidth communication system by obtaining images of changing snow/ice coverage in arctic regions.
|Failure cause||Did not turn on with separation switch failure thought to be the main cause.|
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