qbee (qbee50-LTU-OC, SE01, QB01, OBEE50 LTU-OC )

Name qbee (qbee50-LTU-OC, SE01, QB01, OBEE50 LTU-OC )
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status Reentry 2019-02-26. Was semi-operational? Rumored to have had issues, but beacon was transmitted until decay (Last DK3WN report 2019-02-26)
Launched 2017-04-18
NORAD ID 42708
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Atlas V (QB50)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2017-05-17
Organisation Luleå University of Technology (LTU)
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation (HQ) Sweden
Nation (AIT) UK
Manufacturer AIVT by Open Cosmos
Operator Open Cosmos
Launch brokerer Nanoracks

Part of QB50 to study lower termosphere.


QB50. Test OC-OBC performance in space conditions. PhD students will gain experience on satellite design, integration, testing and operation. QB50.

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