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MakerSat 0

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-073D

Description

MakerSat 0 is a technology demonstration by the Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho, of a 3-D printed 1U CubeSat, which contains common satellite power, control, computing, and radio communication tasks connected to four science boards.

MakerSat-0 was placed in a SSO where it will monitor characteristics of different plastics in the vacuum of space while also capturing images of the earth. This is in preparation for MakerSat-1 – a CubeSat to be manufactured and assembled on the International Space Station.

Alternate Names

  • MakerSat0
  • 43016

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-11-18
Launch Vehicle: Delta II 7920
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)

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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