Challenger (QBUS 1, US01)

Name Challenger (QBUS 1, US01)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status Reentry 2018-08-12. Was operational (Last DK3WN report 2018-08-12)
Launched 2017-04-18
NORAD ID 42721
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Atlas V (QB50)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2017-05-26
Organisation University of Colorado Boulder
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Nanoracks

Part of QB50 to study lower termosphere.


Carries the Ion/Neutral Mass Spectrometer (INMS), which measures the mass of ions and neutral atoms. QB50.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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