CapSat-1

CapSat-1
CapSat-1
CapSat-1
Name CapSat-1
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Mass in kg 2.8 kg
Status Reentry 2022-09-18. Was operational? (No news found as of 2022-12-20 but object identified and using Globalstar for communications)
Launched 2022-07-15
NORAD ID 53770
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Falcon 9 (ELaNa 45) (CRS-25)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2022-09-06
Organisation Weiss School
Institution School
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner

Educational mission and test the efficiency of using capacitors in place of batteries.

Description

Educational mission to establish a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program featuring a hands-on, research-focused approach, to foster student’s natural curiosity and to facilitate excellence via individual and team competitions. CapSat will measure capacitance and the discharge rate of capacitors as a function of time to test the efficiency of using capacitors as an electrical power system in place of lithium-ion batteries.

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Photo Sources [1] [2]
Keywords Globalstar or Iridium or Inmarsat

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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