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Al-Farabi 1

Al-Farabi 1 [Al-Farabi Kazakh National University]

Al-Farabi 1 is a 2U CubeSat built by students of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.

The satellite is built as an educational mission with the secondary mission to: work out uplink/downlink and ADCS Mission algorithms and testing of self-made components.

The satellite features a 3 Mp CMOS camera.

Al-Farabi 1 was launched on a bulk Cubesat launch on an Indian PSLV-XL in February 2017.

Nation: Kazakhstan
Type / Application: Education, technology
Operator: Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
Contractors: Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
Equipment: CMOS camera
Configuration: CubeSat (2U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 2 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Al-Farabi 1 2017-008 15.02.2017 Sr FLP PSLV-XL with Cartosat 2D, INS 1A, INS 1B, Flock-3p 1, ..., 88, Lemur-2 22, ..., 29, BGUSat, DIDO 2, PEASSS, Nayif 1

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