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CubeSat TestBest 1


Designation 31122 / 07012R
Launch date 17 Apr 2007
Country of origin United States
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 648/771 km
Inclination 98.1°
Period 9 min
Launch vehicle Dnepr #8

Owned by Boeing.

Boeing will test several new technologies, software designs and on-orbit operations for nano-satellite functions.

With a mass of 900 g, CSTB 1 consists of four microcontrollers, redundant communication systems with two independent radios, two high-capacity lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, a deployable antenna, a sophisticated control system that determines the attitude of the spacecraft using sun and magnetic field sensors, a simple attitude control system using magnetic torque coils and multi-functional boards containing sensors and electronics.

Mission was accomplished.

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