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Celebrating the Anniversary of Launching Picosat

Editor:xdx Date:2011-10-19 Hits:216

PiXing 1 A satellite, which was invented by Zhejiang University small satellite research center was launched successfully on September,22nd, 2010. This Picosat, which weighs 3.5 kilograms, was the first kilograms satellite in our country and some certain part of it were made of commercial electronic components. During the last year, all the missions has been completed successfully by it, including Measurement and control communications test, three axis attitude control test, MEMS Sensor test, Panoramic camera of imaging test, and it also proved that it can function well on the part of thermal control powering, doing satellite management and satellite and the rocket separation equipment. Until September 22nd, the two picosats have been running on the orbit for 1 year.