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.
|Type / Application:||Technology, radiation, life science|
|Operator:||Irvine Public School Foundation|
|Contractors:||Irvine Public School Foundation|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Irvine 04||-||202x||(via NASA ELaNa program)||with ?|