QARMAN (QB50 BE05)

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Name QARMAN (QB50 BE05)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2022-02-06. Was operational until 2020-07-14 (IAC 2022 paper)
Launched 2019-12-05
NORAD ID 45263
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Falcon 9 (CRS-19)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2020-02-19
Organisation VKI (von karman Institute)
Institution Institute
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation Belgium
Operator VKI (von karman Institute)
Launch brokerer Nanoracks
Oneliner

Demonstrate the usability of a CubeSat platform as an atmospheric entry vehicle.

Description

Perform an atmospheric entry experiment to Earth and collect real flight data for highly affordable costs. It will perform experiments on stability during the the orbit phase and measurements of ablation and radiation during re-entry. QB50.

Failure cause UHF transceiver malfunction and battery thermal failure as potential failure root causes.
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Photo Sources [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
Keywords Re-entry capsule

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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