TechEdSat
Name TechEdSat (Technological and Educational Nanosatellite)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2013-05-05. Was operational.
Launched 2012-07-21
NORAD ID 38854
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher H-IIB (H2B)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2012-10-04
Organisation NASA Ames Research Center
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer JAXA
Oneliner

Demonstrate plug-and-play architecture and communication systems plus camera.

Description

TechEdSat demonstrates two new technologies: the first being the Space Plug-and-Play Architecture (SPA) by AAC Microtec, which has the goal of rapidly advancing, reconfigured Nanosatellite technologies based on miniaturized avionics components; and the second, which utilizes two different tracking and communication modules. Photo of earth by Wide Field CCD sensor (WFC). Photo of ISS or earth by Panoramic Color CMOS sensor (PCC). Photo of star by High-sensitive CCD Star Sensor. Demonstration of De-Orbit Mechanism (DOM). Demonstration of Ku-band 13GHz transmitter.

Sources [1]
Keywords Globalstar or Iridium or Inmarsat, De-orbit device, Ku-band

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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