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Irvine 04

Irvine 04 [IPSF]

The Irvine 04 is a 1U CubeSat an education effort to teach, train, and inspire the next generation of STEM professionals, while creating opportunities for underrepresented groups in STEM-related fields.

IRVINE04 includes a dosimeter that detects beta and gamma radiation and a Bio-Module that houses a growth experiment on Sulfurovum sp. a bacteria that naturally occurs in undersea hydrothermal vents.

It was selected in 2020 by NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI) to be launched as part of the ELaNa program.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology, radiation, life science
Operator: Irvine Public School Foundation
Contractors: Irvine Public School Foundation
Equipment: dosimeter, Bio-Module
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Irvine 04 - 202x (via NASA ELaNa program) with ?

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