Please make a donation to support Gunter's Space Page.
Thank you very much for visiting Gunter's Space Page. I hope that this site is useful and informative for you.
If you appreciate the information provided on this site, please consider supporting my work by making a simple and secure donation via PayPal. Please help to run the website and keep everything free of charge. Thank you very much.

NPS-CENETIX-Orbital 1

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.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: AT&T, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)
Contractors: AT&T, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (3U) ?
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
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

References: