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HiNCube

HiNCube [HiN]

The Norwegian HINCube (Høgskolen i Narvik CubeSat) is the first student satellite in the ANSAT program. The satellite is being built by students at Høgskolen i Narvik (HiN).

HiNCube is a 1 unit CubeSat. The satellite payload consist of a camera which will be used to take pictures of the earth. The satellite also has several thermal sensors to measure the temperature variation of the satellite.

The launch is provided by ISI Space and was performed with a Dnepr from Yasny, Russia in the end of 2013. HiNCube failed to operate.

Nation: Norway
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Høgskolen i Narvik (HiN)
Contractors: Høgskolen i Narvik (HiN)
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
HiNCube 2013-066AF 21.11.2013 Do LC-370/13 Dnepr with DubaiSat 2, STSAT 3, WNISAT 1, SkySat 1, BRITE-PL, AprizeSat 7, AprizeSat 8, UniSat 5, Delfi-n3Xt, Dove 3, Dove 4, Triton 1, CINEMA 2, CINEMA 3, OPTOS, CubeBug 2, GOMX 1, NEE 02 Krysaor, FUNcube 1, ZACUBE 1, ICube 1, HumSat-D, PUCP-SAT 1, First-MOVE, UWE 3, VELOX P2, Pocket-PUCP, BeakerSat 1, QubeScout S1, Wren, $50SAT, BPA 3

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