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CANYVAL-X 1, 2 (Tom, Jerry)

CANYVAL-X 1 and 2 []

CANYVAL-X (CubeSat Astronomy by NASA and Yonsei using Vision ALignment eXperiment) is a mission consisting of an 1U and a 2U cubesat developed at Yonsei University, South Korea in clollaboration with NASA.

The CANYVAL-X project has an aim of demonstrating the Vision Alignment System by maintaining flight formation of two seperated CubeSats and ultimatley prove a possiblity of virtual telescope system which is consisted of the optic satellite to focus a light from the sun and the detector satellite.

The satellites will be launched as secondary payloads on a Falcon-9 v1.2 rocket. They are expected to operate for three months.

Nation: South Korea
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Yonsei University, NASA
Contractors: Yonsei University, NASA
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (2U) (#1); CubeSat (1U) (#2)
Propulsion: ?
Power: 4 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries (#1); solar cells, batteries (#2)
Lifetime: 3 months year
Mass: 2.7 kg (#1); 1 kg (#1)
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
CANYVAL-X 1 (Tom) - 2017 with ?, BlackSky Pathfinder 2, eXCITe, SeeMe, Arkyd 6A, Corvus-BC 3, EcAMSat, ITASAT 1, CNUSail 1, DIDO 1, ICE-Cap, ISARA, KAUSAT 5, SIGMA, CANYVAL-X 2, STEP Cube Lab, OCSD B, OCSD C, Fox 1C, Fox 1D, PropCube 2, skCUBE, SUCHAI
CANYVAL-X 2 (Jerry) - 2017 with ?, BlackSky Pathfinder 2, eXCITe, SeeMe, Arkyd 6A, Corvus-BC 3, EcAMSat, ITASAT 1, CNUSail 1, DIDO 1, ICE-Cap, ISARA, KAUSAT 5, SIGMA, CANYVAL-X 1, STEP Cube Lab, OCSD B, OCSD C, Fox 1C, Fox 1D, PropCube 2, skCUBE, SUCHAI

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