UNITE (Undergraduate Nano Ionospheric Temperature Explorer)

UNITE
Name UNITE (Undergraduate Nano Ionospheric Temperature Explorer)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Operational (Undated description on website checked on 2019-05-26)
Launched 2018-12-05
NORAD ID 44031
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Falcon 9, (CRS-16)
Organisation University
Organisation Purdue University
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by NearSpace Launch
Oneliner Make a series of global measurements in the lower ionosphere to asses drag and compare against thermal models.
Keywords Globalstar or Iridium or Inmarsat

Last modified: 2019-07-13
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