UCLSat Satellite

Satellite name UCLSat (GB03)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status Reentry 2023-11-19. Was operational until 2017-09-XX? (Last DK3WN report 2017-08-13. Last SatNOGS report with data 20017-09-25. There are later reports, but unconfirmed. Skyrocket writes that it apparently did not work so it could have been semi-operational. Checked 2019-05-27)
Launched 2017-06-23
NORAD ID 42765
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace]
Launcher PSLV (QB50)
Organization University College London
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters UK
Launch brokerer ISILaunch
Partners QB50

Part of QB50 to study lower termosphere.


Demonstration of in-house technology development and will carry two payloads to monitor the space environment. The first, Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer (INMS) is a common instrument across a number of the QB50 satellites. The second contains a suite of sensors to analyse the energetic particle and magnetic field environment.

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Keywords QB50
On the same launch

Last modified: 2024-05-29

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