SpaceCube Satellite

Satellite name SpaceCube (FR05)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status Reentry 2019-03-01. Was operational? Frames only partially decodable, but does not have to mean an issue (Last DK3WM report 2019-02-28)
Launched 2017-04-18
NORAD ID 42717
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Atlas V (QB50)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2017-05-18
Organisation Mines Paristech
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters France
Launch brokerer Nanoracks
Partners QB50

Part of QB50 to study lower termosphere.


The purpose of this CubeSat includes: upper atmosphere science; radio communication experiments; technology demonstrator; education, training and outreach. It will also provide an Amateur FM transponder. QB50.

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Keywords QB50
On the same launch

Last modified: 2024-05-29

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