UAPSat 1 [UAP]
UAPSat 1 (Universidad Alas Peruanas Satellite) is a Peruvian satellite built by the Institute for Radio Astronomy of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (INRAS-PUCP).
The 1 gg satellite is built on the 1U-CubeSat form factor. It is powered by fixed solar cells on each side to charge their batteries. It carries a minicomputer, radio transmitters and receivers, a power control system and magnets to to align the satellite with Earth's magnetic field. UAPSat-1 transmits telemetry information consisting of internal and external temperature, voltage and current data of the spacecraft by amateur radio.
|Type / Application:||Technology, education|
|Operator:||Universidad Alas Peruanas (UAP)|
|Contractors:||Universidad Alas Peruanas (UAP)|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|UAPSat 1||1998-067EK||09.01.2014||WI LC-0A||Antares-120||with Cygnus CRS-1, Flock-1 1, ..., 28, ArduSat 2, LituanicaSAT 1, LitSat 1, SkyCube|