CP5

CP5
Name CP5
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was operational until 2013-01-XX? (Last JA0CAW report from 2012-12-29)
Launched 2012-09-13
NORAD ID 38763
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Atlas V
Organisation California Polytechnic University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly, Naval Postgraduate School
Oneliner De-orbiting experiment using a thin-film deployable mechanism.
Failure cause Attempted to deploy their solar sail, but lost contact with CP-5 shorty after.
Keywords De-orbit device

Last modified: 2020-03-22
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