ESTCube-1
Name ESTCube-1
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was operational until 2015-05-19. Solar panel degradation lead to negative power production state and batteries were completely depleted. No more signals heard after that. Probably the command to silence the satellite went through.
Launched 2013-05-07
NORAD ID 39161
Deployer ISIPOD [ISIS]
Launcher Vega
Organisation University
Organisation University of Tartu
Nation Estonia
Oneliner Educational training, testing deployment of 10 m tether for deorbiting and camera.
Keywords Tether
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Last modified: 2019-07-13
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