KNACKSAT Satellite

Spacecraft name KNACKSAT (KMUTNB Academic Challenge of Knowledge SATellite)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was semi-operational until 2018-12-07. (Maybe weak packet visually seen on 2019-02-22. Official Twitter. Checked on 2019-05-26)
Launched 2018-12-03
NORAD ID 43806?
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace],?
Launcher Falcon 9 (Spaceflight SSO-A, SHERPA)
Organisation King Mongkut's University of Technology
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Thailand
Launch brokerer Spaceflight

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies plus camera to take photos of Earth.


Testing in-house developed subsystems in orbit. Studying 3-axis attitude control using magnetic torques. Testing in-house developed transmitter and receiver in orbit and take picture of Earth by CMOS camera. 5M pixel CMOS camera module onboard satellite and aim to capture images of the Earth. The image will be widely distributed and use for educational purpose.

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

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