ICUBE-1 Satellite

Satellite ICUBE-1
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was operational until 2014-01-08?
Launched 2013-11-21
NORAD ID 39432
Deployer PEPPOD, GPOD (GAUSS Picosatellites Orbital Deployer) [GAUSS]
Launcher Dnepr
Organisation Islamabad Institute of Science and Technology
Institution Institute
Entity type Government (Civil / Military)
Nation Pakistan
Launch brokerer GAUSS

Educational space systems engineering and imaging payload.


Provide students the skills and experiences required to build pico and nano satellites. The primary mission objective of ICUBE is to design, develop, integrate and launch picosatellite standard CubeSat.

The secondary objectives are the communication, in-orbit operation and collection of the payload data. Imaging payload with a small low resolution CMOS sensor. The C3188A imaging module uses Omnivision’s CMOS image sensor OV7620. The camera will be mounted on the Z+ face of the ICUBE and can take continental scale images.

Sources [1]
Photo sources [1] [2]
Keywords First CubeSat of country
On the same launch

Last modified: 2024-05-30

Feel free to connect at any time.

Created by Erik Kulu


Social Platforms

LinkedIn: Nanosats
Twitter: @nanosatellites

Sister Websites

NewSpace Index:
Factories in Space:

Copyright © 2014 - 2024 Erik Kulu