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CUsat 1

Cornell University satellite


Designation 39266 / 13055B
Launch date 29 Sep 2013
Country of origin United States
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 332/1479 km
Inclination 81°
Period 103 min
Launch vehicle Falcon 9 #11
Launch site Vandenberg

Carries a new differential GPS payload (Carrier-phase Differential GPS) with accuracy better than 10cm.
Downlinks at 437.405 MHz

Supposed to be an experiment with 2 satellites, but one of them failed before launch, so only 1 payload is functional, possibly still attached to the failed one.

External resources


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