IRVINE02 Satellite

Satellite IRVINE02
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was semi-operational until 2018-12-XX? (DK3WN heard on 2018-12-04, but very weak. Tweet on 2019-04-17 about team attempting to enable laser to track it. Checked 2019-05-26)
Launched 2018-12-03
NORAD ID 43789
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace],?
Launcher Falcon 9 (Spaceflight SSO-A, SHERPA)
Organisation University High School
Institution School
Entity type Academic / Education
Country US
Launch brokerer Spaceflight

Demonstrate electric propulsion system plus camera for educational purposes.


Electric propulsion system that will allow students to acquire technical skills in tracking and communicating with the satellite. Take and download pictures of the Moon and planets for educational purposes.

Failure cause Antenna likely did not deploy based on weak signals.
Sources [1] [2] [3]
Photo sources [1]
Keywords Propulsion
On the same launch

Last modified: 2024-05-29

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