TPA-2 (Te Pūnaha Ātea)

Name TPA-2 (Te Pūnaha Ātea)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher not launched
Organisation University of Auckland
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation New Zealand
Partners Te Pūnaha Ātea – Space Institute
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Demonstrate in-house avionics elements, flown here as payloads on primary NanoAvionics bus.

Description
  • Development of second mission underway with near identical platform.
  • Mission goal to demonstrate in-house avionics elements, flown here as payloads on primary NanoAvionics bus. Payloads include star tracker with deployable baffle, reaction wheels, thermal control unit and a highly integrated core avionics suite with communication, power and OBDH capacity.
  • Enhanced undergraduate and postgraduate student involvement.
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Last modified: 2023-12-17

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