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Cal Poly 1U (CP1U)

Cal Poly 1U [Kentucky Space]

Cal Poly 1U or CP1U was a sub-orbital payload designed and developed by Cal Poly Picosatellite Project (PolySat).

Cal Poly 1U was built to the 1U CubeSat form factor and was battery powered. It tested a communications payload.

Cal Poly 1U was flown on a suborbital 8 minutes flight on a Terrier Mk.70 Improved Malemute sounding rocket together with the ADAMASat cubesat test on the SOCEM (SubOrbital CubeSat Experimental Mission) mission.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Cal Poly Picosatellite Project (PolySat)
Contractors: Cal Poly Picosatellite Project (PolySat)
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Batteries
Lifetime: < 1 hour
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit: suborbital
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Cal Poly 1U (CP1U) N/A 27.03.2010 WI LA-1-AML * Terrier Mk.70 Improved Malemute with ADAMASat, NASA 12.067GT

* = suborbital


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