ASUSat 1
ASUSat 1
Satellite name ASUSat 1 (Arizona State University Satellite)
Form factor Nanosatellite
Units or mass 6 kg
Status Was operational until 2000-01-28. 14 hours.
Launched 2000-01-27
NORAD ID 26065
Deployer Custom
Launcher Minotaur I
Entity name Arizona State University
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Headquarters US
Oneliner

Educational space systems engineering and Earth imaging.

Description

Its primary mission was Earth imaging, with several secondary missions including orbit determination, amateur-radio communications, passive stabilization techniques, attitude detection, and composite-material research.

Failure cause Problem in power system prevented the solar arrays from supplying power.
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Last modified: 2023-06-08

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