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SelfieSat [Orbit NTNU]

The Norvegian SelfieSat is a 2 unit CubeSat misssion built Orbit NTNU, a volunteer student organization educating future space engineers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

The purpose of the satellite is to display a selfie of any person on earth, which will be uploaded from the ground station at NTNU. The external LCD-display displays pictures sent in by the public. A camera mounted on a measuring tape arm photographs the screen with the Earth in the background. The space-selfie will be sent back to Earth. Through SelfieSat, Orbit will gain unique experience in building satellites and launching them to space.

SelfieSat is equipped with 5 cameras; one selfie-camera, two on the sides (x- and y-) and one one the antennas-side.

The satellite was launched in 2022 by a Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) rocket on the Transporter-5 rideshare mission onboard of the Vigoride 3 space tug to be deployed later on orbit. It was deployed at the endof August 2022.

Nation: Norway
Type / Application: Technology, education
Operator: Orbit NTNU
Contractors: Orbit NTNU
Equipment: Camera, LCD-Display
Configuration: CubeSat (2U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 1.8 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SelfieSat 2022-057BB 25.05.2022 CC SLC-40 Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with Umbra 03, ICEYE X17, ..., X20, X24, —uSat 28, ..., 31, GHGSat C3, C4, C5, Hawk 5A, 5B, 5C, CICERO-2 1, 2, Sherpa-AC 1, ION-SCV 006, Guardian 1, SBUDNIC, Vigoride 3, SelfieSat, FossaSat 2E7, ..., 2E13, Veery FS-1, Urdaneta-Armsat 1, Spark 2, AMS, CNCE 4, 5, Platform 1, BroncoSat 1, Foresail 1, Planetum 1, SPiN 1, Connecta T1.1, Centauri 5, Lemur-2 152, Lemur-2 153, ..., 156, VariSat 1C, PTD 3, CPOD A, B, OMD 1


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