Five new CubeSats hope for 2013 launch

PicoDragon Vibration Testing - Image Credit VNSC

Vibration testing of the Vietnamese PicoDragon CubeSat – Image Credit VNSC

Five new CubeSats being developed in Taiwan, Vietnam and the United States are hoping to fly during 2013.

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UAHuntsville Student CubeSat ChargerSat-1

Angela Yi – UAHuntsville Space Hardware Club

The UAHuntsville Space Hardware Club is a University of Alabama in Huntsville student organization. They conceptualize, design, build, test and fly flight hardware for high altitude balloons, the CubeSat platform, and the CanSat competition.

The aims of their ChargerSat-1 CubeSat are:
– Improve communications for picosatellite operations
– Demonstrate passive nadir axis stabilization for picosatellite attitude control
– Improve solar power collection for picosatellite operations

In this video Angela Yi shows her work on the CubeSat.

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