Name FUNcube-1 (AO-73)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Operational (Last DK3WN report 2018-12-28)
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

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: 2022-12-29
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