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CP 4



CP4 is one of four picosatellites that were launched by a Dnepr rocket (a modified SS-18, Satan ICBM) from Baikonur at 07:02 UT on 17 April 2007. Each is a "CubeSat" of mass 1.0 kg, and dimension 10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm, and is a technology demonstrator. CP 4 (CalPoly 4) is an American Picosatellite that was designed by college students (at California Polytech). It carries a three-axis attitude determination and control system, and a substantial data processing and storage system.

Alternate Names

  • 31132
  • CP4

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-04-17
Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)


  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

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