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KAUSAT 5

KAUSAT 5 [KAU]

KAUSAT 5 (Korea Aviation University Satellite) is a 3U cubesat developed at the Space System Research Laboratory (SSRL) at the Korea Aviation University, South Korea.

The mission of KAUSAT 5 is to observe the Earth by using IR camera and measure the amount of radiation around LEO. The secondary mission of KAUSAT-5 is to demonstrate and verify the components developed in Space System Research Lab.

The payloads on board are:

  • Infrared Imaging
  • Geiger Müller Tube

The satellite will be launched as a secondary payload on a Falcon-9 v1.2 rocket. It is expected to operate for one year.

Nation: South Korea
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Korea Aviation University
Contractors: Korea Aviation University
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: None
Power: 4 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 1 year
Mass: 4 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
KAUSAT 5 - 2017 Sr PSLV with ?, Arkyd 6A, PicSat, CANYVAL-X 1, CANYVAL-X 2, CNUSail 1, SIGMA, STEP Cube Lab, Fox 1D, ?

References:

Further HAUSAT / KAUSAT missions: