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NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2013-066E

Description

3U Cubesat - from the Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aerospacial of the Spanish Space Agency, Madrid. Carries APIS (Athermalized Panchromatic Image Sensor) to study the degradation of lenses in the space environment by imaging the same region repeatedly under the same light conditions, FIBOS (Fiber Bragg Gratings for Optical Sensing) to measure temperature by studying a laser beam travelling across the optical gratings, and the GMR (Giant Magneto-Resistance) system to study magnetic fluxes in the Earth's magnetic field.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2013-11-21
    Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
    Launch Site: Yasni, Russia

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown Spain

    Discipline

    • Technology Applications

    Additional Information

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

     

    Personnel

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