SERPENS

Initiative/objectives

  • 3U Satellite developed in collaboration with the University of Brasilia.
  • Formed of two redundant sectors, A and B. The Aerospace Technologies Group developed the B sector of the satellite.
  • Including a UHF Machine to Machine (M2M) payload compatible with the HumSAT protocol.

 

Satellite parameters

Mass: 4 kg

Perigee altitude: 396 km

Apogee altitude: 408 km

Inclination: 51.64°

 

Extra information

Launched from the International Space Station in 2016.

Operated successfully during 6 months before natural re-entry.

 

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