The NPS-CENETIX-Orbital 1 (Naval Postgraduate School - Center for Network Innovation and Experimentation) is a 3U CubeSat developed jointly by the Space Systems Academic Group at NPS and AT&T.
The Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Network Innovation and Experimentation (CENETIX) is the owner of the NPS-CENETIX-Orbital 1 satellite being built and operated by AT&T and its partners. The satellite is designed to demonstrate “Bursty Orbital Mesh Networking” and incorporates a dual radio communication board comprised of goTenna Pro X and LoRa radios with combined with an Arduino controller.
The satellite is one of the passengers on the maiden launch of the Firefly-α rocket.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||AT&T, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)|
|Contractors:||AT&T, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)|
|Configuration:||CubeSat (3U) ?|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|NPS-CENETIX-Orbital 1||-||2021||Va SLC-2W||Firefly-α||with Serenity, Hiapo, Cresst Dream Comet, BSS 1, FossaSat 1b, FossaSat 2, GENESIS-L, GENESIS-N, Qubik 1, Qubik 2, Spinnaker-3/Firefly Capsule 1|