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Pico-satellite F-1

Pico-satellite F-1 was a project to build and launch a 1U cubesat (1kg, 10cm×10cm×10cm) for educational purpose at FPT Technology Research Institute. The project started from September 2008 and ended in January 2013, with funding from FPT University, FPT Software, the Ministry of Science and Technology (Vietnam) with the contract number 14/2011/HĐ-ĐTTN-KC01/11-15 and several private contributors. The satellite was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center (JAXA) to the International Space Station (ISS) on July 21, 2012. From the ISS, the cubesat was released by robot arm to low Earth orbit, at altitude of about 350km, on October 4, 2012, together with 2 other cubesats.

F-1 photoed after launch from International Space Station, F-1 is the cubesat in the middle

F-1 photoed after launch from International Space Station, F-1 is the cubesat in the middle
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Peoples

  • Vũ Trọng Thư
  • Đinh Quốc Trí
  • Vũ Anh Tuấn
  • Phạm Văn Tuân