UWE-1 Satellite

Spacecraft UWE-1
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was operational until 2006-06-XX or 2006-01-XX (Conflicting reports from eoPortal)
Launched 2005-10-27
NORAD ID 28892
Deployer T-POD (Tokyo-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Kosmos-3M
Deployment Deployed from SSETI on 2005-11-03
Entity name University of Würzburg
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Nation Germany
Launch brokerer Space Flight Laboratory (UTIAS-SFL)

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies and solar cells.


Experiments on “Internet Protocols in space”, as well as to miniaturization technology demonstrations. This second objective included characterization of triple junction GaAs solar cells from European sources, which were tested first time in space. Analye the applicability of TCP / IP transmission techniques for telemetry and remote controlled data taking into account typical problems of space, such as delays and disorders. Implementation of a ground station and their insertion into an international network of CubeSat users over the Internet. Eventual testing of micro-system components for position determination (Gyro, determination of declination / inclination)

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Keywords First CubeSat of country
On the same launch

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