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SIGMA (KHUSAT 3)

SIGMA [KHU]

SIGMA (Scientific cubesat with Instruments for Global magnetic field and rAdiation) or KHUSAT 3 (Kyung Hee University Satellite) is a 3U cubesat developed at the Kyung Hee University, South Korea.

The mission of SIGMA is to measure global magnetic field and radiation.

The payloads on board are:

  • TEPC - Radiation Detector
  • Magnetometer on a deployable boom

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

Nation: South Korea
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Kyung Hee University
Contractors: Kyung Hee University
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 3 months
Mass: 4 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SIGMA (KHUSAT 3) - 2017 with ?, BlackSky Pathfinder 2, Arkyd 6A, Corvus-BC 3, EcAMSat, ITASAT 1, CNUSail 1, DIDO 1, ICE-Cap, ISARA, KAUSAT 5, CANYVAL-X 1, CANYVAL-X 2, STEP Cube Lab, OCSD B, OCSD C, Fox 1C, Fox 1D, PropCube 2, skCUBE, SUCHAI

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