SERPENS

SERPENS
Name SERPENS
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2016-03-27. Was operational (Regular DK3WN reports until decay)
Launched 2015-08-19
NORAD ID 40897
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher H-IIB (H2B)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2015-09-17
Organisation SERPENS (Sistema Espacial para Realização de Pesquisa e Experimentos com Nanossatélites) programme university consortium
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Brazil
Launch brokerer JAXA
Oneliner

Demonstrate store and forward messaging and plasma propulsion.

Description

Transponder to test VHF and S-band communications for store and forward messaging, a UHF transponder fully compatible with the HUMSAT store and forward messaging system and pulsed plasma thruster (PPT) built by Mars Space Ltd. and Clyde Space.

Sources [1]
Keywords Propulsion

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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