CubeSat Facts Stat!

– U-Class spacecraft (University class)
– No more than 1.33 kilograms
– Uses commercial, off-the-shelf components for its electronics
– Ususally perform scientific research
– Popular among amateur radio satellite builders
– “Piggyback” off of rockets launching larger satellites into orbit
– Design 1st proposed in 1999
– Over 102 cube satellites have been deployed since

for more interesting facts visit CubeSats Initiative | NASA.



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