Name STRaND-1 (Surrey Training, Research and Nanosatellite Demonstrator)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Operational (Went silent 2013-03-30, but came back 2013-07-23. Last SatNOGS report with data 2023-06-08 as of 2023-06-08)
Launched 2013-02-25
NORAD ID 39090
Deployer ISIPOD [ISISpace]
Launcher PSLV
Organisation SSTL
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation UK
Manufacturer AIVT by SSTL
Operator SSTL
Launch brokerer ISILaunch, ?
Partners University of Surrey Space Centre

Demonstrate CubeSat platforms technologies including Android smartphone and propulsion systems.


Technology path finding for future commercial operations. Modern Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Android smartphone as a payload. BPS (Butane Propulsion Subsystem), PPT (Pulsed plasma Thruster).

Sources [1] [2] [3]
Photo sources [1]
Keywords Propulsion, Android

Last modified: 2023-06-08
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