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MYSAT 1

MYSAT 1 []

MYSAT 1 is an 1U CubeSat eductional mission, developed by the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, UAE.

MYSAT 1 is an educational mission with two main objectives:

  • Communication with the CubeSat in space, and establish a telemetry download
  • Taking photos of the UAE area using a camera as a payload and send the photos back to the ground station.

Additionally, a new Lithium–Ion battery developed and manufactured by Masdar Institute laboratories will be tested in Space.

The satellite was launched on board of the Cygnus CRS-10 cargo mission and was deployed from the spacecrafts external deployer after departing from the ISS.

Nation: United Arab Emirates
Type / Application: Technology, education
Operator: Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
Contractors: Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
Equipment: Camera
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit: 455 km × 471 km, 51.6°
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
MYSAT 1 2018-092F 17.11.2018 WI LC-0A Antares-230 with Cygnus CRS-10, CHEFsat 2, KickSat 2