SNUSat-1 Satellites

Satellite SNUSat-1
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Organisation Seoul National University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters South Korea
Launch brokerer Nanoracks
Partners QB50, VKI

Part of QB50 to study lower termosphere and validate FDIR algorithms.


The primary mission is performing the QB50 mission, measuring lower thermosphere constituents at altitudes starting from 350 km and down as the orbit decays due to atmospheric drag. The secondary mission is validation of fault-detection, isolation and recovery algorithm developed by Seoul National Unit and imaging space environment. QB50.

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Keywords QB50

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launcher Date Orbit
SNUSat-1 (KR02) Reentry 2019-03-14. No signal (Unable to find contact reports on DK3WN, SatNOGS or Twitter) Atlas V, (QB50) 2017-04-18 400 km, 51.6 deg, ISS
SNUSat-1b (KR03) Reentry 2019-03-31. Was semi-operational. Woke up after about a year, but could not upload commands (Social media post 2019-04-05) Atlas V, (QB50) 2017-04-18 400 km, 51.6 deg, ISS

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