ICECube

ICECube
Name ICECube
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Organisation Cornell University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly
Oneliner

Educational space systems engineering and GPS scintillation experiment.

Description

First, to qualify the concept of small satellites as useful instruments for science and engineering, to lower the cost of space utilization and exploration; Second, to educate students in all major aspects of the design, construction, and launch of space satellite systems. Perform GPS scintillation science by measuring fluctuations in the signals that the GPS satellites emit when the signals pass through the ionosphere.

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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
ICECube 1 (Ionospheric sCintillation Experimental CubeSat) Launch failure 2006-07-26 Launch failure
ICECube 2 (Ionospheric sCintillation Experimental CubeSat) Launch failure 2006-07-26 Launch failure

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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