|Name||DragonSat 1 (DRAGONSat-1)|
|Units or mass||1U|
|Status||Reentry 2016-08-31. No signal.|
|Deployer||P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)|
|Entity||Academic / Education|
|Launch brokerer||Tyvak, ?|
|Partners||U.S. Naval Academy|
Educational training for space systems engineering and taking photos of aurora.
Educate undergraduate students and to provide hands-on experience in space system development. Take pictures of aurora (northern and southern lights) to observe the radiation dissipation intensity during the solar events, and to perform technology demonstration of boom deployment mechanism in space.
The payload of the DragonSat-1 will consist of a package of various sensors, including one µCam camera, one HMC2003 magnetometer, one MMA7260QT accelerometer, and seven LM335 temperature sensors.
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