RinCon 1

RinCon 1
Name RinCon 1
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Launch failure
Launched 2006-07-26
NORAD ID Launch failure
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Dnepr
Organisation University of Arizona
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly
Oneliner

Independent low-power beacon system in analog form.

Description

Low-power beacon system, which provides a redundant means of relaying sensor data in analog form if the primary (digital) transmitter fails. Sophisticated, low-power beacon board that was produced by Rincon and provides a redundant means of relaying sensor data in analog form. The beacon operates autonomous of all other satellite systems except for the power and the sensor electronics.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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