UWE-3 Satellite

Name UWE-3
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Operational? (Last SatNOGS report 2023-06-08 but unclear about the contents of these shorter than original telemetry packets as of 2023-06-08)
Launched 2013-11-21
NORAD ID 39446
Deployer ISIPOD [ISISpace]
Launcher Dnepr
Entity name University of Würzburg
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Nation Germany
Launch brokerer ISILaunch

Demonstrate modular CubeSat platform technologies and real-time attitude control.


Demonstrate the use of a real-time miniature attitude determination and control system on-board the satellite, using a variety of sensors, magnetic torques and one reaction wheel. An advanced modular and flexible architecture of the pico-satellite bus, in order to increase robustness, reduce mass and add reliability to the overall system.

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On the same launch

Last modified: 2023-06-09

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