DISCO-1 (Danish Student CubeSat Program)

DISCO
DISCO
Name DISCO-1 (Danish Student CubeSat Program)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status not launched, expected in 2023
Organisation Aarhus University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Denmark
Manufacturer AIVT by Space Inventor
Launch brokerer Momentus
Oneliner

Flying student experiments for in-orbit testing.

Description

Flying student experiments for in-orbit testing. This will give the students the opportunity to test their work on an opeartional satellite and thereby link theory and practice.
DISCO-1 will be used in educational contexts at Danish Universities and High Schools to provide students with experince in satellite operations and spark the interest for STEM educations and the many opportunities in the space sector.
In addition to hosting different student experiments the satellite will also be used by radio amateurs across the globe.
Developed under the Danish Partnership for Space Related Educations and supported by The Danish Industry Foundation. The educational institutions in the partnership are Aarhus University (AU) as Project Owner, Aalborg University (AAU), University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and IT University of Copenhagen (ITU).

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Last modified: 2022-12-31
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