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IRIS C

IRIS C [NCKU]

The IRIS C (Intelligent Remote-Sensing and Internet Satellite) nanosatellite is a technology demonstration 3U CubeSat of the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) of Tainan, Taiwan.

IRIS-C The CubeSat mission is to validate Star Tracker's real-world performance in space. The CubeSat design was derived from IRIS-B in order to accelerate satellite development.

IRIS C was launched in April 2023 and was deployed in space from the Vigoride 6 space tug.

Nation: Taiwan (Republic of China)
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: National Cheng Kung University (NCKU)
Contractors:
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable, fixed solar arrays, body mounted solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 4 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
IRIS C 2023-054AV 15.04.2023 Va SLC-4E Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with İmece, Umbra-SAR 06, —uSat 36, ..., 39, GHOSt 1, 2, Tomorrow R1, GHGSat C6, C7, C8, Hawk 7A, 7B, 7C, NORSAT TD, ION-SCV 010, Kepler 20, 21, ELO 3, EPICHyper 1, VCUB1, Vigoride 6, LLITED 1, 2, REVELA, DISCO 1, VIREO, IRIS C, BRO 9, Brokkr 1, CIRBE, DEWA-Sat 2, It's About Time, KILIÇSAT, SSS 2B, Sapling 2, PROVES-Yearling 2, Platform 3 (Sateliot 0), FACSAT 2, Connecta T2.1, LacunaSat 2f, ADLER 2, Lemur-2 164, Lemur-2 165, INSPIREsat 7, Taifa 1, RoseyCubesat 1, Celestis 23

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