Dr Peter Shaw during final hardstack of STRaND-1
STRaND-1 in thermal vacuum chamber
STRaND-1 Computer Generated Image
STRaND-1 flight ready February 2013 with Shaun Kenyon, Dr Peter Shaw, Dr Chris Bridges
The Surrey Space Centre and SSTL team responsible for the STRaND-1
STRaND-1 with smartphone camera peeping out of the porthole at the top of the stack.
The STRaND-1 is a smartphone-based nanosat that is set to become the U.K.'s first CubeSat in space
The University of Surrey’s Surrey Space Centre (SSC) and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) are set to launch the world’s first smartphone-based satellite. Built around a Google Nexus One smartphone running on the Android operating system, the STRaND-1 (Surrey Training, Research and Nanosatellite Demonstrator) satellite will also be the U.K.’s first CubeSat to go into space.
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