PSat A Satellite

PSat A
Spacecraft name PSat A (PSat, ParkinsonSat A, UltraSat1?, NO-84, PSAT-1, USNA-7)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 1.5U
Status Reentry 2015-12-26? Space-Track does not show. Was operational (Last KE8AKW report 2019-05-15 checked on 2019-05-25)
Launched 2015-05-20
NORAD ID 40654
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Atlas V
Organization US Naval Academy Satellite Lab
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Headquarters US
Launch brokerer Tyvak, ?
Partners Aerospace Corporation, Office of Naval Research of the US Navy

Communications transponder for IoT demonstration.


Two way communications transponder for relaying remote telemetry, sensor and user data from remote environmental experiments or other data sources back to experimenters via a global network of internet linked volunteer ground stations. The data transponder also includes all telemetry, command and control for a complete CubeSat.

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Photo sources [1]
On the same launch

Last modified: 2024-05-29

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