Mayak

Mayak
Name Mayak
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status No signal (Does not carry any telemetry equipment, but also failed to automatically unfurl the reflector)
Launched 2017-07-14
NORAD ID 42830
Deployer EXOpod 12U/16U [Exolaunch ECM]
Launcher Sojuz-2-1a
Organisation Moscow State University of Mechanical Engineering
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Russia
Launch brokerer Exolaunch (ECM)
Oneliner Unfurl a very large reflector to become the brightest object in the sky.
Failure cause Failed due to a malfunctioning Fregat attitude control thruster. Damage to CubeSat?

Last modified: 2020-03-22
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