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Binar 1

Binar 1 [Curtin University]

Binar 1 is an Australian 1U-CubeSat built by the Curtain University to develop an Australian capability in solar system exploration, with spacecraft built around a CubeSat platform for deep space missions.

Its mission goals are as follows:

  • Test and verify onboard store and forward functionality for amateur packet radio will be used to engage local schools.
  • Test custom, in-house developed cubesat platform hardware (flight computer, EPS, ADCS & GPS).
  • Test and verify CubeSat platform and payload hardware star tracker.

It was launched in August 2021 onboard of Dragon CRS-23 to the ISS, where it was deployed on 12 October 2021.

Nation: Australia
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Curtin University
Contractors: Curtin University
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 1 year
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Binar 1 1998-067SR 29.08.2021 CCK LC-39A Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with Dragon CRS-23, CAPSat, PR_CuNaR 2, SPACE-HAUC, CUAVA 1, Maya 3, Maya 4

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