CP1 Satellite

Spacecraft CP1
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Launch failure
Launched 2006-07-26
NORAD ID Launch failure
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Dnepr
Entity name California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly)
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Headquarters US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies with focus on sun sensor and magnetorquers.


Testing of a sun sensor donated by Optical Energy technologies, as well as the use of a single magnetic torquer embedded within a side panel.

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On the same launch

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