Space Science Satellite

DISCO-1 (Danish Student Cubesat Program 1) is an 1U CubeSat constructed by the Aalborg University.

Name of SatelliteDISCO-1 (Danish Student Cubesat Programme)
PurposeSpace Science
ContractorDanish Student Cubesat Programme
Country of ContractorDenmark
Launch Mass (kg.)1
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)488
Date of Launch15.04.2023
Launch SiteVandenberg AFB
Launch VehicleFalcon 9
COSPAR Number2023-054AW
NORAD Number56222

DISCO-1 space science satellite will be utilized in educational settings at Danish universities and high schools to provide students with experience in satellite operations and to stimulate interest in STEM education and the numerous opportunities in the space sector. In addition to hosting various student experiments, the satellite will also be utilized by radio amateurs across the globe.


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