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QB50p1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2014-033R

Description

2U Cubesat, one of a pair of precursor satellites for the QB50 project. Carries an Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer to study the Earth's lower thermosphere.

The following payloads were integrated into the ISIS satellite platforms; INMS Payload from MSSL-UK, QB50 ADCS system from SSC-UK Thermocouple experiment from VKI-Belgium, AMSAT-NL 435/145 MHz linear transponder (FUNcube-3) from AMSAT-NL, The Netherlands.

Alternate Names

  • 40025

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-06-19
Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
Launch Site: Yasni, Russia
Mass: 2 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Belgium)

Discipline

  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

 
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