TuPOD
TuPOD
Name TuPOD
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2017-09-08. Was operational until 2017-01-24 by design, batteries were drained.
Launched 2016-12-09
NORAD ID 41936
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher H-IIB (H2B)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2017-01-16
Organisation GAUSS
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation Italy
Launch brokerer JAXA
Oneliner Deploy 2 TubeSats and Morse code transmissions.
Failure cause Batteries were drained and no solar panels to recharge.
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Last modified: 2019-07-13
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