Satellite name UWE-2
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Was operational, unknown time.
Launched 2009-09-23
NORAD ID 35934
Deployer PSL / PSL-P (Picosatellite Launcher) [Astrofein]
Launcher PSLV
Organization University of Würzburg
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Headquarters Germany
Launch brokerer ISILaunch

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies with focus on ADCS.


Demonstration of the newly developed Attitude Determination System (ADS). Equipped with a number of new sensors to be able to accurately determine the orientation in space. Demonstrate and verify the use of the new ADS. Further experiments on the topic of "IP in space". The successful experiments with Internet protocols in space of UWE-1 to continue with the UWE-2 satellite.

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