Iskra-MAI-85 Satellite

Satellite name Iskra-MAI-85
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status No signal
Launched 2017-07-14
NORAD ID 42827
Deployer EXOpod 12U/16U [Exolaunch]
Launcher Sojuz-2-1b
Entity name Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI)
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Country Russia
Launch brokerer Exolaunch

Educational training and using only domestically produced components.


Uses only domestically produced components. To give students experience in designing and manufacturing a satellite.

Failure cause Failed due to a malfunctioning Fregat attitude control thruster. Damage to CubeSat?
Sources [1] [2]

Last modified: 2024-05-29

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