Full Name Swiss Cube Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies EPFL Launch Date 23 Sep 2009
Mission Links EOL Date Sep 2027
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Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 99.31 minutes
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 98.4 deg
Orbit Altitude 720 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 12:00 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications The primary objective of developing this satellite is to provide a dynamic and realistic learning environment for undergraduates, graduates and staff in the development of small satellite technology. The overall mission objective is to focus on the observation of the airglow phenomena.
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