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ITASAT 1 (Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica Satellite) is Brazilian 6U Cubesat built by the Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA).

Originally ITASAT-1 was to be a microsatellite in the 80 kg class, until in 2013 the project was rescoped to 6U cubesat class satellite due to the difficulties to find an affordable launch opportunity.

The satellite features 3-axis control and is powered by surface mounted solar cells. It carries several experimental payloads: a data collection system, a GPS receiver and a camera system providing a ground resolution of about 80 m.

The satellite was launched on Spaceflight Industry's SSO-A multi-satellite launch on a Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) rocket.

Nation: Brazil
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA)
Contractors: Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA)
Equipment: ?
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 1 year
Mass: 8 kg
Orbit: 573 km × 592 km, 97.77°
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ITASAT 1 2018-099AE 03.12.2018 Va SLC-4E Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with SkySat 14, 15, Eu:CROPIS, STPSat 5, FalconSat 6, NEXTSat 1, KazSTSAT, eXCITe, SeeMe, ICEYE X2, BlackSky 2, ESEO, Hawk A, B, C, Capella 1, AISTECHSAT 2, CSIM-FD, Hiber 2, Landmapper-BC 4, ORS 7A, 7B, Al-Farabi 2, Astrocast 0.1, Audacy 0, BRIO, Centauri 1, Eaglet 1, Enoch, Flock-3s 1, 2, 3, K2SAT, KazSciSat 1, MinXSS 2, Orbital Reflector, RAAF M1, SeaHawk 1, SNUSAT 2, THEA, VESTA, PW-Sat 2, SNUGLITE, VisionCube, RANGE A, B, Elysium-Star 2, ExseedSat 1, Fox 1C, Irvine 02, JY1-Sat, KNACKSAT, MOVE 2, SpaceBEE 5, 6, 7, Suomi-100, WeissSat 1, Sirion Pathfinder 2, OrbWeaver 1, 2, SPAWAR-CAL O, OR, R


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