PrintSat Satellite

Satellite name PrintSat
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Launch failure
Launched 2015-11-04
NORAD ID Launch failure
Deployer NLAS (Nanosatellite Launch Adapter System) [NASA]
Launcher Super Strypi (SPARK)
Entity name Montana State University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters US
Launch brokerer ORS Office (US DoD)

Demonstrate inter-satellite communications.


Measure and report on the characteristics of the Windform XT2.0 printed material and plating during its mission life in order to verify the utility of additive manufacturing for spacecraft structures and mechanisms. The entire structure of the small satellite will be printed with nano-carbon-impregnated plastic using a 3D printer.

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