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Object J



UniCubeSat-GG (University CubeSat - Gravity Gradient) is nanosatellite by Scuola di Ingegneria Aerospaziale by the Gruppo di Astrodinamica dell'Università degli Studi 'La Sapienza University of Rome' (GAUSS), carrying a gravity gradient boom.

The main payload of UniCubeSat-GG concerns the study of the gravity gradient enhanced by the presence of two symmetrical deployable booms. The end faces of the booms and the boom elements are equipped with solar panels for additional power generation.

Alternate Names

  • 38085
  • ObjectJ

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2012-02-13
Launch Vehicle: Vega
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Italy)


  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

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