CUNYSAT 1 Satellite

Satellite CUNYSAT 1
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status No signal
Launched 2013-12-06
NORAD ID 39470
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Atlas V
Organisation City University of New York (CUNY)
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Tyvak, ?
Partners Medgar Evers College, City College of New York, College of Staten Island, Queensborough Community College and Brooklyn College

Educational training and demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies.


Design, assemble and test a basic pathfinder with mostly commericial-off-the-shelf components, 2: provide workforce experiences for undergraduate students and 3. to build capacity for faculty research. Gather information on battery and solar cell efficiencies as well as satellite spin. The original science objective was an investigation of ionospheric disturbances but this was de-scoped due to power constraints and postponed for another CubeSat mission.

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