Name QuakeSat
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Was operational until 2004-12-XX.
Launched 2003-03-30
NORAD ID 27845
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Rokot
Organisation Stanford University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Space Flight Laboratory (UTIAS-SFL)
Partners Stanford University

Detecting earthquake ELF emission data. First 3U CubeSat.

  • To detect, record, and downlink earthquake ELF emission data.
  • Demonstrate that the CubeSat Nano-Sat design is a cost-effective platform for conducting significant space science research experiments.
  • Demonstrate the feasibility of utilizing commercially-off-the-shelf (COTS) parts to construct a reliable, short mission micro-satellite.
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Keywords Earthquake ELF prediction

Last modified: 2023-06-08
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