BEESAT 4
Name BEESAT-4 (BEESAT 4)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Operational (Image from 2019-05-02. Last DK3WN report 2019-02-12. Last SatNOGS reports 2019-05-21, but no data. Checked 2019-05-25)
Launched 2016-06-22
NORAD ID 41619
Deployer PSL / PSL-P (Picosatellite Launcher) [Astrofein]
Launcher PSLV (BIROS)
Deployment Deployed from BIROS on 2016-11-11
Organisation Berlin Technical University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Germany
Oneliner

Educational training and demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies plus camera.

Description

Technology demonstration and education/ training in the field of satellite technology. A GPS receiver will get GPS signals to determine the satellite’s position accurately. Therefore 3-axes stabilization will be realized with reaction wheels and magnetorquers. A camera will take pictures of the Earth to verify the attitude of the satellite. Target for BIROS microsatellite making use of only optical or vision-based navigation which approached to 50 meters.

Sources [1]
Space photos BEESAT 4

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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