NANOSATC-BR2 Satellite

Spacecraft NANOSATC-BR2
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status Was semi-operational until 2021-05-02 (Beacons decoded, but uplink was challenging and then communcation bus locked up, according to official information request by Brazilian Space)
Launched 2021-03-22
NORAD ID 47950
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace]
Launcher Sojuz
Organisation National Institute for Space Research
Institution Institute
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Headquarters Brazil
Partners Brazilian National Institute of Space Research (INPE), Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM)

Langmuir probe, attitude determination system.

Failure cause Temperatures well below the nominal range caused significant fluctuations in uplink and downlink frequencies. On May 2, telemetry frame started to be repeated due to lock of the communication bus likely due to the high solar activity.
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