TechEdSat 1 [SJSU]
TechEdSat 1 (Technical and Educational Satellite) was a 1U CubeSat. It was built as a conjoined project between San Jose State University (SJSU) and ÅAC Microtec in Sweden, with NASA Ames oversight.
The mission of this satellite is to evaluate Space Plug-and-play Avionics (SPA) designed in Sweden by ÅAC Microtec and to perform a communications experiment utilizing the Iridium and Orbcomm satellite phone networks.
|Type / Application:||Technology, education|
|Operator:||SJSU, ÅAC Microtec, NASA Ames Research Center|
|Contractors:||SJSU, ÅAC Microtec, NASA Ames Research Center, Pumpkin (structure)|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||402 km × 422 km, 51.65°|
|TechEdSat 1 (TES 1)||1998-067CQ||21.07.2012||Ta YLP-2||H-2B-304||with HTV 3 (Kounotori 3), SCaN-Testbed, MCE, Raiko, WE WISH, FITSat 1, F 1|