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EDUSAT

EDUSAT [GAUSS]

EduSAT is a programme that includes the project, the realization and the launch of a microsatellite with one or more didactic payload on board.

EDUSAT is an orbiting testing system for technological qualification, open to research centers and industry. In addition, the project includes the verification of dynamics principles, measurements of the Earth magnetic field, detection of cosmic particles, measurements of the Solar constant. Technological goals include the study of deorbiting systems, behaviour of solar cells in orbit, validation of an S-band transponder.

Nation: Italy
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: GAUSS (La Sapienza University of Rome)
Contractors: GAUSS (La Sapienza University of Rome)
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: ~10 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
EDUSAT 2011-044A 17.08.2011 Do LC-370/13 Dnepr with Sich 2, NigeriaSat 2, NX, RASAT, AprizeSat 5, AprizeSat 6, BPA 2