Name SpooQy-1
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2021-10-16. Was operational (Press release about handing operations over to SpeQtral on 2020-03-28)
Launched 2019-04-17
NORAD ID 44332
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Antares
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2019-06-17
Organisation National University of Singapore
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Singapore
Operator University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland,SpeQtral
Launch brokerer JAXA
Oneliner Demonstrate the generation of polarisation-entangled photon pairs in space.
Results The operation of a polarization entangled photon-pair source on board a CubeSat in LEO has been reported. Entangled photon-pair production was observed over a temperature range from 16C to 21.5C.
Sources [1] [2] [3] [4]
Keywords QKD-Quantum Key Distribution

Last modified: 2021-12-28
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