skCube
skCube
Name skCube
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was semi-operational until 2019-01-12. Was operational until 2017-07-08. (Public news)
Launched 2017-06-23
NORAD ID 42789
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace]
Launcher PSLV
Organisation Slovak Organisation for Space Activities
Institution Non-profit
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation Slovakia
Launch brokerer ISILaunch
Oneliner Observe the ultraviolet radiation upper atmosphere on the night side of the Earth
Failure cause On-Board Computer stopped working. Communications module continued sending beacon. Both thought to be due to radiation as effects have been noticed from South-Atlantic anomaly.
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Last modified: 2020-03-22
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