Ecuador-UTE-YuZGU (UTE-UESOR, Ekvador-UTE-YuZGU)

Ecuador-UTE-YuZGU
Name Ecuador-UTE-YuZGU (UTE-UESOR, Ekvador-UTE-YuZGU)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was semi-operational until 2017-07-30, 2 weeks.
Launched 2017-07-14
NORAD ID 42832
Deployer EXOpod 12U/16U [Exolaunch ECM]
Launcher Sojuz-2-1a
Organisation Tecnologica Equinoccial University (UTE)
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Ecuador
Launch brokerer Exolaunch (ECM)
Oneliner Educational training and amateur radio mission.
Failure cause Low batteries. Failed due to a malfunctioning Fregat attitude control thruster. Damage to CubeSat solar cells?
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Last modified: 2020-03-22
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