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SACubed - ZA2 is our second Itteration/attempt at building a CubeSat that adheres to the original CubeSat design criteria.

PROJECT STATUS

CLOSED

PROJECT OBJECTIVES

Design and build a cost-effective CUbeSat based on original design specification
Demonstrate system functionality
Major Focuss on:  Attitude Determination & Control System (ADCS)

 

adcs-sys

Fig 1. The general conceptual scheme of a ADCS

PROJECT SPECIFICATIONS

Weight:    <1kg (800g)
Size:         10cm*10cm*10cm

COMPONENTS

PIC16F877, 128kbytes EEPROM
433MHz Tx/Rx for uplink/downlink Communication (AX25)
900Mhz Command Receiver (AX25)
430MHz Beacon Transmitter
Li-ion Battery and charging circuitry
Solar cell with sensors: Solar cell current, Battery voltage