PreSat Satellite

Spacecraft PreSat (PharmaSat Risk Evaluation Satellite)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Launch failure
Launched 2008-08-03
NORAD ID Launch failure
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Falcon 1
Organisation NASA Ames Research Center
Institution Space agency
Entity type Government (Civil / Military)
Country US

Demonstrate CubeSat platform for space science laboratory experiments.


Demonstrate / Validate Performance of NASA-Ames 2nd Generation Modular Triple CubeSat Nanosatellite Platform.

PRESat will demonstrate its ability to create a stable, space science laboratory using innovative environment control techniques, and to monitor the levels of pressure, temperature and acceleration.

PreSat contains a micro-laboratory with a controlled environment packed with sensors and optical systems that can detect the growth, density and health of yeast cells.

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