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KN-Sat 1

KN-Sat 1 [University of Khartoum]

KN-Sat 1 is the first Sudanese satellite project. It is an educational satellite designed at the University of Khartoum complying with the 1U-CubeSat specifications.

The objectives of the satellite project are:

  • To give students at Sudanese Unversities a hands-on space project experience.
  • To document the process and skills and forward it to more students and post graduated engineers.
  • To promote space engineering and space science education at other Sudanese educational institutes.
  • Building, testing and launching the cube satellite.
  • Monitoring and tracking the cube satellite.
  • Telecommand the cube satellite.
  • Collecting the telemetry and the mission data for analysis and evaluation.
Nation: Sudan
Type / Application: Technology, education
Operator: University of Khartoum
Contractors: University of Khartoum
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
KN-Sat 1 - with ?

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