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UCLSat

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-036A

Description

UCLSat is a 2U-CubeSat for technolgy development and upper atmosphere science. It is developed and built at the MSSL, University College London.

UCLSat provides demonstration of in-house technology development and carries two payloads to monitor the space environment. The first, Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer (INMS) is a common instrument across a number of the QB50 satellites. The second contains a suite of sensors to analyse the energetic particle and magnetic field environment. Data from these instruments will be transmitted to ground.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-06-23
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-XL
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 2 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United Kingdom)

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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