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skCUBE is a 1U CubeSat for educational and popularisation outreach developed by the Slovak Organization for Space Activities (SOSA). It is Slovakia's first satellite.

skCUBE will carry a digipeater on UHF, a CW beacon on UHF and an imager using 2.4 GHz downlinks. There will be other additional experiments including a VLF receiver.

It will be launched utilizing Spaceflight’s SHERPA system on a Falcon-9 v1.2 launch vehicle to a sun-synchronous orbit in the first quarter of 2016, but was rebooked to a PSLV-XL launch in 2017.

Nation: Slovakia
Type / Application: Education, technology
Operator: SOSA
Contractors: SOSA
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 1 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
skCUBE - 2017 Sr FLP PSLV-XL with Cartosat 2E, <CE-SAT 1, Max Valier Sat, Venta 1, Corvus-BC 1, Corvus-BC 2, Blue Diamond, Green Diamond, Red Diamond, COMPASS 2, InflateSail, LituanicaSAT 2, URSA MAIOR, NUDTSat, Pegasus, UCLSat, VZLUsat 1, D-Sat, Aalto 1, ROBUSTA 1B, SUCHAI, ?