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Taurus 1 (Jinniuzuo 1)

Taurus 1 [Aes Space]

Taurus 1 is a 3U-CubeSat built by Shanghai Aeros Aerospace Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (Aes Space).

The satellite is to test a 2.5 m2 drag sail to accelerate deorbiting.

The amateur radio system onboard will provide telecommand, telemetry and a FM to codec2 digital audio V/U repeater with 67Hz PL tone.

Nation: China
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Aeros Aerospace Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (Aes Space)
Contractors: Aeros Aerospace Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (Aes Space)
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Taurus 1 (Jinniuzuo 1) 2019-059C 12.09.2019 TY LC-9 CZ-4B with ZY-1 02D, BNU 1