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ChallengeOne

ChallengeOne [TELNET]

ChallengeOne is a technology satellite built at the Tunisian TELNET group. It is to be the first Tunisian satellite.

It is an IoT (Internet of Things) service proof of concept 3U CubeSat equipped with LoRa transceiver, SDR and LoRa gateway to ensure complete cover of uplink and downlink capabilities to terrestrial nodes.

ChallengeOne features innovative technology and services. It is 3-axis stabilized with reaction wheels. Power is provided by body-mounted solar panels.

A wide angle camera is on board to acquire images of the earth and atmosphere interface.

Launch is planned for the second half of 2020 on a Soyuz-2-1a Fregat-M rocket.

Nation: Tunisia
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: TELNET
Contractors: TELNET
Equipment: SDR, LoRa Gateway
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 1-2 years
Mass: 2.9 kg
Orbit: 530 km SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ChallengeOne - 2020 Ba Soyuz-2-1a Fregat-M with CAS500 1, UniSat 7, Arduiqube, FEES, Unicorn 1, ?