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Snap 1



SNAP 1 was a British, student-built, 8 kg nanosatellite that was launched by a Cosmos-3M rocket from Plesetsk at 12:13 UT. It was to demonstrate the successful assembly of a satellite with commercially available miniature electro-mechanical parts.

Alternate Names

  • 26386
  • Snap1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-06-28
Launch Vehicle: Cosmos
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia
Mass: 8 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Other

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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