SkyCube
SkyCube
Name SkyCube
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2014-11-08. Was semi-operational until 2014-03-24, contacts only during March 24. (Official Kickstarter)
Launched 2014-01-09
NORAD ID 39567
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Antares
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2014-02-28
Organisation Southern Stars
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation US
Launch brokerer NanoRacks
Oneliner Crowdfunded on Kickstarter. Payloads are camera and tweets names from space.
Failure cause Electronics worked for at least a month but solar panels and antennas did not deploy.
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Last modified: 2019-07-13
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