UWE-3

UWE-3
Name UWE-3
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Operational (Last W2RTV report 2019-05-24 checked on 2019-05-24)
Launched 2013-11-21
NORAD ID 39446
Deployer ISIPOD [ISISpace]
Launcher Dnepr
Organisation University of Würzburg
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Germany
Launch brokerer ISILaunch
Oneliner

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

Description

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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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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