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1U cubesat produced under a NASA initiative and built round the HTC Nexus One smartphone running Google's Android OS. The phone acts as the spacecraft onboard computer, sensors determine the orientation of the spacecraft and the phone camera is used for Earth observations.

Alternate Names

  • 39146
  • Phonesat 1.0b

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-04-21
Launch Vehicle: Antares
Launch Site: Wallops Island, United States

Funding Agency

  • Orbital Sciences Corp (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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