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SERVIS 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2003-050A

Description

SERVIS 1 (Space Environment Reliability Verification Integrated System) is Japanese test satellite that was launched by a Rokot rocket from Plesetsk at 13:43 UT on 30 October. The 900 kg, 1.4 x 1.4 x 2.3 m, 1.2 kW satellite carries mostly commercially available off-the-shelf household items like PCs and cell phones so as to ascertain the viability of such inexpensive satellites. It carries parts evaluation monitors also to measure the degradation due to gamma rays and energetic particles.

Alternate Names

  • 28060
  • Space Environment Reliability Verification Integrated System
  • SERVIS1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2003-10-30
Launch Vehicle: Rokot
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Japan)

Discipline

  • Other

Additional Information

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

 
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