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November 8, 2011

UKube-1 final design approved

Posted on November 8, 2011 by M0TFO at uk.amsat.org

The UK space Agency and Astrium have just approved the final design of UKube-1 – the UK’s first CubeSat mission




On Thursday and Friday last week (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.

The CDR for Ukube-1 thus marks an important point in the development of the mission, establishing the robustness of the design, the level of technical risk and the schedule/resourcing for the completion of all the tasks to build the flight spacecraft.

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