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OUFTI 1

OUFTI 1

OUFTI 1 (Orbital Utility For Telecommunications / Technology Innovations 1) is a 1U CubeSat built by students of the Université de Liège. OUFTI-1 will be the first satellite to test the use of the D-STAR communication protocol in space. Another experiment that will fly aboard OUFTI-1 is an innovative electrical power system proposed by Thales Alenia Space ETCA.

OUFTI 1 is one of the educational CubeSats chosen for Phase 1 and 2 of ESA's ‘Fly Your Satellite!’ initiative.

Nation: Belgium
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Université de Liège
Contractors: Université de Liège; Pumpkin, Inc. (bus)
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit: 442 km × 686 km, 98.2°
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
OUFTI 1 2016-025C 25.04.2016 Ko ELS Soyuz-ST-A Fregat-M with Sentinel 1B, MICROSCOPE, AAUSAT 4, e-st@r 2