Name FUNcube-1 (AO-73)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Operational (Last SatNOGS report with telemetry from 2023-06-08 as of 2023-06-08)
Launched 2013-11-21
NORAD ID 39444
Deployer ISIPOD [ISISpace]
Launcher Dnepr
Organisation AMSAT-UK
Institution Non-profit
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation UK
Launch brokerer ISILaunch
Partners Radio Communications Foundation

Educational and amateur radio mission linear transponder.

  • Goal of enthusing and educating young people about radio, space, physics and electronics. 435 to 145 MHz Linear Transponder for SSB/CW operation.
  • Carries a materials science experiment, from which the school students can receive telemetry data and which they can compare to the results they obtained from similar reference experiments in the classroom.
  • This experiment resembles the Leslie's Cube experiment.
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Last modified: 2023-06-12
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