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AztechSat 1

AztechSat 1 []

The AztechSat 1 is a 1U CubeSat technology demonstration developed by UPAEP that will use the low-Earth orbit satellite constellation Globalstar for satellite phone and low-speed data communications.

The satellite is being developed with support of NASA and the Mexican Space Agency (AEM).

It was selected in 2018 by NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI) to be launched as part of the ELaNa program..

Nation: Mexico, USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: UPAEP, NASA Ames Research Center
Contractors: UPAEP
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit: 400 km × 400 km, 51.6 (typical)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
AztechSat 1 TBD 05.12.2019 CC SLC-40 Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with Dragon CRS-19, HISUI, CIRiS, (DARPA 6U CubeSat), CryoCube 1, QARMAN, SORTIE, EdgeCube, MakerSat 1