[amsat-bb] "Only Half of the CubeSats Deployed into Space Work"
rwmcgwier at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 17:59:00 UTC 2016
Excellent page. Notice the number of commercial cubesats exploding....
On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 8:04 PM, Cass Hussmann <cass.hussmann at gmail.com>
> Cubesat plots setup by M. Swartwout has some good information regarding the
> historical success rate of cube satellites. the number was likely refering
> to cube satellites in general not OSCARs specifically.
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 11:54 AM, M5AKA via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> > ARRL story quotes NASA engineer Joe Pellegrino as saying "Only Half of
> > CubeSats Deployed into Space Work" - is the failure rate really that
> > I've certainly noticed that a number of ISS deployed CubeSats using
> > amateur frequencies which were subject to delays in the initial launch
> > then more delays before actual deployment have failed but it certainly
> > didn't seem to be as high as 50%
> > But most ISS CubeSat deployments are not on amateur frequencies e.g. over
> > 100 Planet Labs Dove CubeSats have been deployed. Was the NASA engineer
> > saying that half of Planet Labs satellites failed to work?
> > 73 Trevor M5AKA
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