CP4

CP4
Name CP4
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was operational until? Unkown time (Official website)
Launched 2007-04-17
NORAD ID 31132
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Dnepr
Organisation California Polytechnic University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly
Oneliner

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies and energy dissipation experiment. Backup model of CP2.

Description

The satellite launched under the name CP4 is the backup flight model of CP2. Energy dissipation experiment as well as a field-test of what the team has dubbed the CP Bus. CP2 marks our first attempt at “standardizing” a CubeSat bus to enable easier integration of a wide variety of payloads.

Failure cause C&DH processor lock-up issue.
Sources [1]

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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