Name HuskySat-1
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Operational (Confirmation by the team and many reports with telemetry on Twitter as of 2020-04-10)
Launched 2019-11-02
NORAD ID 45113
Deployer NRCSD-E (External NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer)
Launcher Antares (ELaNa 25) (NG-12)
Deployment Deployed from Cygnus on 2020-01-31
Organisation University of Washington
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner Demonstrate propulsion and high-speed transmission for a Moon mission.
Results On the first active pass over Seattle, just 2 hours after deployment, students used the UW ground station to command the satellite to change operational modes. Over the first weekend, the camera payload took and transmitted the first pictures from space! The camera included collaboration with Raisbeck Aviation High School and nonprofit Quick2Space.
Sources [1] [2]
Keywords Propulsion,
Space photos HuskySat-1HuskySat-1


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