|Name||LORIS (DUCS, Dalhousie University CubeSat)|
|Units or mass||2U|
|Status||Reentry 2023-06-03. Was semi-operational until? (Partial contact on 2022-12-30 and suspecting issues but then social media channels go quiet)|
|Deployer||NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]|
|Launcher||Falcon 9 (CRS-26)|
|Deployment||Deployed from ISS on 2022-12-29|
|Entity||Academic / Education|
|Partners||Nunavut Arctic College, MP Aerospace (NS), Xeos Technologies|
Educational mission and demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies.
1. Education of students in radio and aerospace technology and design techniques 2. Technological demonstration of the satellite design 3. Successfully operate the payload and return images of NS to the ground station. 4. Provide opportunity for amateur radio operators to make radio contact with the satellite.
Test a new CubeSat frame made out of lightweight metal alloys to provide better space navigation capabilities for future CubeSats. Validate the use of onboard solar energy and battery storage technology to power a stabilization wheel that will better control the position of the satellite’s instruments.
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