BEESAT 9 Satellite

Spacecraft name BEESAT-9 (TUBSAT-17)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Operational (Official social media after launch. Last SatNOGS report with data on 2023-06-03 as of 2023-06-11)
Launched 2019-07-05
NORAD ID 44412
Deployer EXOpod 12U/16U [Exolaunch]
Launcher Sojuz
Entity name Technical University of Berlin
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Germany

Educational training and demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies plus camera.


Educational, experimental satellite. The main objective is to verify 3- axes stabilization using a GPS receiver, reaction wheels and magnetorquers. A camera will take picture of Earth to verify the attitude of the satellite. A new attitude control actuator, developed in a PhD thesis, will be first flown on BEESAT-9. A second flight model is to be launched as part of the BEESAT-4 project. Under the name BEESAT-9, the engineering model of BEESAT-4 was modified and prepared for use in space.

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