IRVINE01 Satellite

Name Irvine01 (Irvine 01)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2023-02-03. Was operational? (Latest social media news on 2019-02-06)
Launched 2018-11-11
NORAD ID 43693
Deployer Maxwell [Rocket Lab]
Launcher Electron
Organisation Woodbridge High School
Institution School
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Tyvak

Educational training plus camera and propulsion module from Accion.


Built by a team of students from five high schools, with guidance from universities and industry experts. The Irvine01 mission is an educational mission that gives high school students the experience of building, testing, and controlling a nanosatellite, with the aim of developing interest and talent in the engineering field.

Magnetorquers and an electric thruster will be used to adjust the orbit of the space station. Camera will be used to take 3 MP pictures of bright stars and the moon. In addition, there will be an experimental UV-LED optical communications for one way communication from the space station to the ground station.

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Keywords Propulsion
Space photos IRVINE01


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