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PUCP-Sat 1

PUCP-Sat 1 and Pocket-PUCP [PUCP]

PUCP-Sat 1 is the first Peruvian satellite built by the Institute for Radio Astronomy of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (INRAS-PUCP).

The 1270 g satellite is built on the 1U-CubeSat form factor. It will transmit temperature readings from 19 internal sensors and will deploy the 127 g Pocket-PUCP picosatellite.

The satellite will be deployed from the Italian UniSat 5 satellite after launch on a Dnepr booster.

Nation: Peru
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Institute for Radio Astronomy of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (INRAS-PUCP)
Contractors: Institute for Radio Astronomy of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (INRAS-PUCP)
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
PUCP-Sat 1 2013-066AC 21.11.2013 Do LC-370/13 Dnepr with DubaiSat 2, STSAT 3, SkySat 1, WNISAT 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, HiNCube, ZACUBE 1, ICube 1, HumSat-D, First-MOVE, UWE 3, VELOX-P 2, Pocket-PUCP, BeakerSat 1, QubeScout S1, Wren, $50SAT, BPA 3