e-st@r-II (e-star-ii)

Name e-st@r-II (e-star-ii)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Semi-operational? Was operational until? (IAC 2022 paper claims operations and last SatNOGS reports with data on 2023-06-09 but short packets and likely no telemetry as of 2023-06-09)
Launched 2016-04-25
NORAD ID 41459
Deployer ISIPOD [ISISpace]
Launcher Sojuz
Entity name Politecnico di Torino
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters Italy
Launch brokerer ISILaunch, ?

Educational training and demonstrate ADCS technologies.


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

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Last modified: 2023-06-09

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