Name CSSWE (Colorado Student Space Weather Experiment)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Was operational until 2014-12-22. Battery degradation (Official website)
Launched 2012-09-13
NORAD ID 38761
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Atlas V
Organisation University of Colorado
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly, Naval Postgraduate School
Oneliner Measure the directional differential flux of Solar Energetic Protons (SEPs) and Earth’s radiation belt electrons.
Failure cause Battery degradation and not enough power to receive or transmit data.
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Last modified: 2020-03-22
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