CSTB-1 Satellite

Spacecraft CSTB-1 (CubeSat TestBed 1)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was operational until 2009-11-XX. Retired.
Launched 2007-04-17
NORAD ID 31122
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Dnepr
Organization Boeing
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Headquarters US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies.


Testbed for components for future Boeing small-sat missions. Accelerate the maturity of CubeSat related componets and subsystems, as well as accelerate the general infrastructure and operations of this class of spacecraft.

Mature and evaluate commercial low power processors, CMOS ultra low power imagers, and associated software algorthms in the space environment, and to provide validations of using integrated attitude determination sensors as part of the multifunctional side panels. Redundant radios, deployable antenna, various non-disclosed sensors.

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Space photos CSTB-1


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