e-st@r Satellite

Spacecraft name e-st@r (e-star-i)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2015-01-16. Was operational until 2012-12-XX, communication stopped.
Launched 2012-02-13
NORAD ID 38079
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Vega
Entity name Politecnico di Torino
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Country Italy
Launch brokerer ESA Education Office, Cal Poly

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies for educational purposes with focus on ADCS.


Demonstrate the capability of autonomous determination, control and manoeuver, through the development and test in orbit of an ADCS entirely designed and manufactured by students. Test in orbit COTS technology and self-made hardware.

Sources [1]
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Keywords First CubeSat of country
On the same launch

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