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CAPE 2 (Cajun Advanced Picosat Experiment 2) was the second satellite developed at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

The purpose of CAPE 2 is to gather data while orbiting in space and transmit this data to the ground station on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus. The team of engineering students runs experiments and maintain the satellite while in orbit.

Alternate Names

  • 39382
  • CAPE2
  • Cajun Advanced Picosat Experiment 2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-11-20
Launch Vehicle: Minotaur 1
Launch Site: Wallops Island, United States
Mass: 1 kg

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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