Name Centennial-1
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2016-01-06. No signal? (Unable to find any confirmations after deployment, which usually is not good news)
Launched 2015-04-14
NORAD ID 40743
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Falcon 9
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2015-07-15
Entity name Booz Allen Hamilton
Institution Company
Entity type Commercial
Nation US
Launch brokerer Nanoracks

Demonstrate small optical sensor package.


Developed during Booz Allen’s one hundredth year as a corporation, the “Centennial-1” CubeSat is an internal company technology demonstration experiment to test a small optical sensor package including small photodetectors and a small camera as payload on a 1U CubeSat. Staff engineers and college interns are designing and building Centennial-1

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