POPSAT-HIP1 is a 3U amateur radio CubeSat developed in Singapore. It aims to demonstrate the functionality of a high resolution optical payload and attitude control propulsion system.
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Student Nanosat VELOX-I
Over 150 students at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have worked on the innovative nanosat project VELOX-I.
VELOX-I consists of two satellites: a 3U nano-satellite N-Sat and a 1U pico-satellite P-Sat. N-Sat is developed to be a robust satellite bus for future missions, and P-Sat is an experimental design to carry a scientific payload. During the mission P-Sat will be released by N-Sat.
The VELOX-I mission includes demonstrating high-resolution vision subsystem, testing a MEMS-based attitude determination and control system, verifying intersatellite RF link, and performing a quantum physics experiment.
It is hoped it will launch in 2013, a downlink of 145.980 MHz has been coordinated.
This article ‘Over 150 students helped to build it’ by Tong Su Yee appeared in The New Paper
Students reach for stars with own satellite
Entangled Photon Systems for Small Satellites http://quantum.nasa.gov/materials/2012-01-21-A3-Ling.pdf
Nanyang Technological University VELOX-I http://www.sarc.eee.ntu.edu.sg/Project/Pages/VELOX.aspx
The IARU Amateur Satellite Frequency Coordination Status http://www.amsat.org.uk/iaru/
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