UAPSAT-1 Satellite

Spacecraft name UAPSAT-1
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2014-05-22. Was operational until 2014-04-10? (Last DK3WN report from 2014-04-10. Skyrocket writes nothing heard, but more reports on Twitter)
Launched 2014-01-09
NORAD ID 39571
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Antares
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2014-02-28
Organisation Alas Peruanas University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters Peru
Launch brokerer Nanoracks

Educational training and CubeSat platform technologies to study meteorological phenomena from space.


Studies meteorological phenomena from space. The picosatellite was designed and programmed at the university, serving educational and research efforts in Peru. The investigation verifies the students' design methods and tests various electronics, orientation and stabilization instruments, and temperature sensing instruments designed to measure meteorological impacts on Earth.

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