CAPE-2 Satellite

Spacecraft name CAPE-2 (CAPE2, OSCAR 75, LO-75)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2014-10-23. Was semi-operational? Batteries dead and only works in sunlight.
Launched 2013-11-20
NORAD ID 39382
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Minotaur I
Organisation University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Country US
Launch brokerer Tyvak, ?

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies plus voice repeater payload.


To develop a cutting-edge Cubesat communication platform. Secondary Missions: Local Educational Outreach, Deployable Solar Panels, using UHF Radio and VHF Radio. Payloads: Voice Repeater, Text to Speech, Tweeting, Digipeater, File Storage and Transfers, DTMF Query

Failure cause Batteries dead and only works in sunlight.
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Photo sources [1]
On the same launch

Last modified: 2024-05-29

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