UKube-1 Completes Mission

UKube-1 satellite
UKube-1 satellite (Credit: Clyde Space)

SWINDON, UK (UKSA PR)– UKube-1, the UK Space Agency’s first national spacecraft, has now completed its nominal mission following over 14 months of operations.

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UKSA’s First Cubesat Taking Shape

UKube-1. (Credit: Clyde Space)

UKSA PR — UKube-1, the programme to launch the UK Space Agency’s first Cubesat mission, has reached an important milestone. Two payloads have now undergone pre-integration testing at Clyde Space’s facilities in Glasgow.

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UKube-1 Passes Final Design Review

Artist's impression of UKube-1. (Credit: Clydespace)

UKSA PR — The UK Space Agency and Astrium have just approved the final design of UKube-1 – the UK’s first CubeSat mission.

On the 3rd and 4th November 2011, a young team of engineers from Clyde Space presented their final design to a team of experts for the Critical Design Review (CDR) – the typical ‘gateway’ for space missions to proceed into the flight build and implementation phase.

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