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Tests a new Micro Vacuum Arc Thruster (µVAT) with high dynamic range. Provide a cubesat in a cluster which has an on-board transponder capable of identifying itself via the NSS satellite Radar Tracking system to help locate the Cubesats.
Development of a modular nanosatellite spacecraft bus and a distributed ground segment.
CP2 marks our first attempt at “standardizing” a Cube Sat bus to enable easier integration of a wide variety of payloads.
Testbed for components for future Boeing small-sat missions.
Its mission is to evaluate several novel technologies in space, including a low-cost CMOS horizon sensor and star-tracker, active three-axis magnetic stabilization, GPS-based position determination, and an ARM7 central computer.
Demonstration of PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) as an onboard computer.