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February 28, 2013


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July 2010 Selection
CSLI Rank
Short Name
Project
Organization
POC
Cube Size
Status
1 M-Cubed/COVE Michigan Multipurpose Mini-satellite/ CubeSat On-board Processing Validation Experiment University of Michagan/ JPL Dr. James W. Cutler 1U Flown
ELaNa-3
2 CSSWE COLORADO STUDENT SPACE WEATHER EXPERIMENT University of Colorado Dr. Xinlin Li 3U Flown
ELaNa-6
3 FIREBIRD Focused Investigations of Relativistic Electron Burst Intensity, Range, and Dynamics Montana State University/ University of New Hampshire Dr. David M. Klumpar 2x1.5U Flown
ELaNa-2
4 RAX RADIO AURORA & IONOSPHERE Experiment SRI/University of Michigan Dr. Rick Doe 3U Flown
ELaNa-3
5 E1P Unit 2 Explorer-1[PRIME] CubeSat Unit 2 Montana State University Dr. David M. Klumpar 1U Flown
ELaNa-3
6 DICE Dynamic Ionosphere CubeSat Experiment Utah State University Charles Swenson 2x1.5U Flown
ELaNa-3
7 CUNYSAT-1 City University of New York Satellite-1 Medgar Evers College, City University of New York Dr. Shermane Austin 1U Flown
ELaNa-2
8 CINEMA Cubesat for Ions, Neutrals, Electrons & Magnetic fields University of California Berkeley Dr. Robert P Lin 3U Flown
ELaNa-6
9 CP-5 PolySat CP-5 California Polytechnic State University Dr Jordi Puig-Suari 1U Flown
ELaNa-6
10 Lunar Orbiter/ Lander CubeSat CubeSat Lunar Spacecraft Navigation System Vermont Technical College/ University of Vermont Prof. Carl S. Brandon 1U Flown
ELaNa-4
11 AubieSat-1 AubieSat-1 Auburn University J-M Wersinger 1U Flown
ELaNa-3
12 ARC Alaska Research CubeSat University of Alaska Fairbanks Dr. Denise Thorsen 1U Manifest
ELaNa-12

February 2011 Selection
CSLI Rank
Short Name
Project
Organization
POC
Cube Size
Status
1 Tethersat Tethersat STP/ Naval Postgraduate School CDR Robert E. Stevens
Bob Bruninga, CDR (ret)
2x1.5U In Work
2 IPEX Intelligent Payload Experiment Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Dr. Steve Chien 1U Flown
ELaNa-2
3 Black Knight 1 Black Knight 1 STP/ US Military Academy Thomas S. Pugsley 1U Flown
ELaNa-4
4 SMDC-TechSat SMDC-TechSat STP/ Space & Missile Defense Command John R. London III 3U In Work
5 ExoplanetSat A Nanosatellite Space Telescope for Detecting Transiting Exoplanets Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Space Systems Laboratory Dr. Sara Seager 3U In Work
6 TJ3Sat Thomas Jefferson CubeSat Thomas Jefferson High School, Alexandria Virginia Alishan Hassan 1U Flown
ELaNa-4
7 CXBN Cosmic X‐Ray Background NanoSat Morehead State University/Kentucky Space Dr. Benjamin K. Malphrus 2U Flown
ELaNa-6
8 GROUP-C GPS Radio Occultation and Ultraviolet Photometer on a Cubesat STP/ Naval Research Lab Andrew C. Nicholas 3U In Work
9 HeDI Helium Doppler Imager NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center Adrian N. Daw 3U In Work
10 PSSC Testbed Pico Satellite Solar Cell Testbed STP/ AFRL Edward J. Simburger 2U In Work
11 TEPCE Tether Electrodynamics Propulsion CubeSat Experiment STP/ Naval Research Lab Shannon L. Coffee 2x1.5U In Work
12 TechCube 1 Goddard Technology Demonstration CubeSat NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center Thomas Flatley 3U Manifest
ELaNa-5
13 Lightsail Lightsail NASA/ Ames Research Center and The Planetary Society of Pasadena Bruce Yost 3U Manifest
ELaNa-11
14 LMRSat Low Mass Radio Science Transponder - Satellite Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Courtney B. Duncan 2U Manifest
ELaNa-12
15 CAPE-2 CAJUN ADVANCED PICOSATELLITE
EXPERIMENT
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Dr. George Thomas 1U Flown
ELaNa-4
16 Ho`oponopono-2
(H-2)
A Radar Calibration CubeSat University of Hawaii Dr. Wayne Shiroma 3U Flown
ELaNa-4
17 DragonSat-1 DragonSat-1 Drexel University/Drexel Space Systems Lab Dr. Jin S. Kang 1U Flown
ELaNa-4
18 ALL-STAR/ THEIA ALL-STAR CubeSat with THEIA payload University of Colorado at Boulder/Colorado Space Grant Consortium Jessica (JB) Brown 3U Flown
ELaNa-5
19 Copper-Cube Copper-Cube: Infrared Imaging on a CubeSat St. Louis University/Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology Dr. Michael Swartwout 1U Flown
ELaNa-4
20 SPA-1 Trailblazer Trailblazer: Proof of Concept CubeSat Mission for SPA-1 University of New Mexico/Configurable Space Microsystems Innovations and Applications Center Dr. Steve Suddarth 1U Flown
ELaNa-4

February 2012 Selection
CSLI Rank
Short Name
Project
Organization
POC
Cube Size
Status
1 GRIFEX GEO-CAPE Read Out Integrated Circuit (ROIC) In-Flight Performance Experiment Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Dr. David M. Rider 3U Flown
ELaNa-10
2 CryoCube A CubeSat-Scale Testbed for Cryogenic Fluid Management Technologies NASA/ Kennedy Space Center Justin M. Oliveira 3U In Work
3 BisonSat Salish Kootenai College CubeSat Salish Kootenai College Timothy S. Olson 1U Manifest
ELaNa-12
4 ARMADILLO Attitude Related Maneuvers And Debris Instrument in Low (L) Orbit Satellite Design Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin Dr. E. Glenn Lightsey 3U In Work
5 CubeSail CubeSail Solar Sail Technology Demonstration Mission University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Victoria L. Coverstone 3U In Work
6 Ho'oponopono-3 A Radar Calibration CubeSat University of Hawaii at Manoa Dr. Wayne Shiroma 3U In Work
7 CINEMA II Cubesat for Ions, Neutrals, Electrons & Magnetic fields University of California at Berkeley
Space Sciences Laboratory
Dr. Robert P Lin 3U In Work
8 EXOCUBE EXOCUBE California Polytechnic State University
Aerospace Dept. PolySat Program
Dr. Jordi Puig-Suari 3U Flown
ELaNa-10
9 STARE Space-Based Telescope for the Actionable Refinement of Ephemeris STP/ Naval Postgraduate School Scot S Olivier 2x3U In Work
10 Argus Radiation-Effects Modeling
on a University CubeSat
Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, Parks College
of Engineering, Aviation & Technology, Saint Louis University
Dr. Michael Swartwout 2U Manifest
ELaNa-7
11 PolarCube A Passive Microwave CubeSat Center for Environmental Technology
Colorado Space Grant Consortium
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado at Boulder
Albin J. Gasiewski 3U In Work
12 LAICE Lower Atmosphere/Ionosphere Coupling Experiment, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gary R. Swenson 6U In Work
13 CADRE CubeSat investigating Atmospheric Density Response to Extreme driving University of Michigan Dr. Aaron Ridley 3U In Work
14 Fox-1 AMSAT Fox-1 CubeSat Project The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT) Tony Monteiro 1U Manifest
ELaNa-12
15 Peregrine Peregrine STP/US Air Force Academy Dr. Mike Dearborn 1.5U In Work
16 CHARM CubeSat Hydrometric Atmospheric Radiometer Mission Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Dr. Tony Freeman 3U Flown
ELaNa-8
17 PropSat ALL-STAR Propulsion Module Satellite Colorado Space Grant Consortium
University of Colorado at Boulder
Jesse Ellison 3U In Work
18 NEUTRON-1 Low Earth Orbit Neutron Flux Detection and Cosmos Mission Operations Technology Demo University of Hawaii at Manoa Lloyd French 3U In Work
19 PrintSat Auxiliary Launch of the Printed Satellite under the NASA CubeSat Launch Initiative
Program
Space Science and Engineering Laboratory
Department of Physics,  Montana State University
Dr. David M. Klumpar 1U Manifest
ELaNa-7
20 MicroMAS Microsized Microwave Atmospheric Satellite Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Space Systems Laboratory
Dr. Kerri Cahoy
Bill Blackwell
3U In Work
21 RAMPART RApid prototyped Microelectromechanical system Propulsion And RadiationTest CUBEflow SATellite STP/AFRL James R. Lyke 2U In Work
22 TSAT Taylor University's
TESTSat-Lite
Taylor University Dr. Hank Voss 2U Flown
ELaNa-5
23 KickSat A Crowd-Funded Technology Demonstration Mission for the Sprite ChipSat Cornell University
Space Systems Design Studio
Zachary Manchester 3U In Work
24 PTLS Persistent Telemetry Monitoring, Tracking & Control Using Low Earth Orbit Satcom STP/ Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) Eric Swenson 3U In Work
25 ORSES SMDC ORS Enabler Satellite STP/ Space & Missile Defense Command LTC Patrick M. Marshall 3U In Work
26 ChargerSat-1 The UAHuntsville CubeSat Space Hardware Club
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Eric D. Becnel 1U Flown
ELaNa-4
27 GOSTE-1 GPS Radio Occultation Experiment and Comprehensive Open Source Mission Operations Software (COSMOS) Technology Demonstration Hawai`i Space Flight Laboratory
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Dr. Trevor Sorensen 3U In Work
28 R25 (UND-Sat) A Cubesat NEO Assessment Precursor Mission John D. Odegard School  of Aerospace Sciences University of North Dakota Ronald Fevig 1U In Work
29 SNAP-3 SMDC Nanosatellite Program-3 STP/ Space & Missile Defense Command LTC Patrick M. Marshall 3x3U In Work
30 TINYSCOPE Tactical Imaging Nanosat Yielding Small-Cost Operations for Persistent Earth-coverage STP/ Naval Postgraduate School Dr. Marcello Romano 6U In Work
31 DUSTIE DUst Sounder and Temperature Imager Experiment The Center for Space Sciences and Engineering, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech Dr. Scott M. Bailey 3U In Work
32 RBLE Radiation Belt Loss Experiment NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center Brian Hall 6U In Work
33 SporeSat Microsatellite in-situ Space Technologies NASA/ Ames Research Center Andres Martinez 3U Flown
ELaNa-5

2013 Selection
CSLI Rank
Short Name
Project
Organization
POC
Cube Size
Status
1 ISARA ISARA – Integrated Solar Array and Reflectarray Antenna for High Bandwidth CubeSat Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Dr. Richard E. Hodges 3U In Work
2 IOCPS Integrated Optical Communications and Proximity Sensors for Cubesats The Aerospace Corporation Dr. Siegfried W. Janson 2 x 1.5 U In Work
3 CXBN-2 The Cosmic X-Ray Background NanoSat-2 (CXBN-2):
An Improved Measurement of the Diffuse X-Ray Background
Morehead State University/Kentucky Space Dr. Benjamin K. Malphrus 2U In Work
4 FIREBIRD-II Focused Investigations of Relativistic Electron Burst Intensity, Range, and Dynamics II (FIREBIRD-II) Montana State University Space Science and Engineering Laboratory (SSEL)
Bozeman, MT
Prof. David M. Klumpar 2 x 1.5 U In Work
5 CRaBSS Characterizing Radiation Belt Sources and Sinks (CRaBSS) NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center Gary A. Crum 6U In Work
6 SpaceBuoy SpaceBuoy/SPINS 3U Space Weather CubeSat Montana State University Space Science and Engineering Laboratory (SSEL) Bozeman, MT David M. Klumpar 3U In Work
7 CHIRP CHIRP: CubeSat VHF transmitter to study Ionospheric dispersion of Radio Pulses Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Andrew Romero-Wolf 6U In Work
8 CP9-StangSat CP9 and StangSat CubeSat P-POD Telemtry Study Merritt Island High School and California Polytechnic State University Tracey Beatovich 2U, 1U In Work
9 IceCube IceCube: Spaceflight Validation of an 874-GHz Submillimeter Wave Radiometer for Ice Cloud Remote Sensing NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center Jeffrey R. Piepmeier 3U In Work
10 INSPIRE Interplanetary NanoSpacecraft Pathfinder In Relevant Environment (INSPIRE) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Dr. Andrew Klesh 6U In Work
11 HiLITE High Latitude Ionospheric Thermospheric Experiment (HiLITE) University of Colorado, Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences Dr. Scott Palo 3U In Work
12 Bevo-2 Bevo-2 The Satellite Design Laboratory of The University of Texas at Austin Dr. E. Glenn Lightsey 3U In Work
13 CyroCube-2 CryoCube-2: Stratification, Mixing, and Slosh of a Cryogenic Fluid in Microgravity NASA/ Kennedy Space Center Justin M. Oliveira 3U In Work
14 HARP HyperAngular Rainbow Polarimeter (HARP)  Department of Physics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Dr. J. Vanderlei Martins 3U In Work
15 RadFxSat RadFxSat CubeSat Project  Institute for Space and Defense Electronics at Vanderbilt University and The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation. Dr. Robert Reed 1U In Work
16 ESCAPE Earth Science Cubesat for Advanced Payload Experiments (ESCAPE) NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center Tom Flatley 3U In Work
17 PONSFD Proximity Operations Nano-Satellite Flight Demonstration Tyvak Nano-Satellites Systems and includes 406 Aerospace,
Applied Defense Solutions, and California Polytechnic State University.
Mr. Charles S. "Scott" MacGillivray 3U In Work
18 EagleSat The Embry-Riddle EagleSat program Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott AZ Brandon M. Wagner 1U In Work
19 DISCOSAT-1 DISCOvery Museum Satellite : Measurement of small-scale debris flux from orbit (DISCOSAT-1). The Discovery Museum and Planetarium David Mestre 2U In Work
20 OSIRIS-3U Orbital Satellite for Investigating the Response of the Ionosphere to Stimulation and Space Weather (OSIRIS-3U) The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Electrical Engineering
Dr. Sven Bilén 3U In Work
21 EcAMSat E. Coli AntiMicrobialSat NASA/ Ames Research Center Karolyn Ronzano 6U In Work
22 Rascal Rascal: Proximity Operations on a University CubeSat Parks College of Engineering, Aviation & Technology, Saint Louis University Michael Swartwout, PhD 6U In Work
23 GLADOS Glint Analyzing Data Observation Satellite (GLADOS) The University at Buffalo (UB) Dr. John L. Crassidis 6U In Work
24 DOSS Differential Optical Shadow Sensor CubeSat  University of Florida Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering John W. Conklin 3U In Work

February 2014 Selection
CSLI Rank
Short Name
Project
Organization
POC
Cube Size
Status
1 SporeSat SporeSat NASA Ames Research Center

Andres Martinez

3U In Work
2

RAVAN

Radiometer Assessment Using Vertical Aligned Nanotubes (RAVAN) Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory William Swartz 3U In Work
3 ELFIN UCLA Electron Losses and Fields Investigation (ELFIN) University of California, Los Angeles Vassilis Angelopoulos 3U In Work
4 OPAL Optical Profiling of the Atmospheric Limb (OPAL)  Utah State University Charles Swenson 3U In Work
5 CeREs CeREs, Compact Radiation Belt Explorer to Study Charged Particle Dynamics in Geospace NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Dr. Shrikanth Kanekal 3U In Work
6 LMPC CubeSat LMPC CubeSat: A CubeSat Flight Demonstration of a Photon-counting Infrared Detector The Aerospace Corporation Dr. Renny Fields 3U In Work
7 NMTSat New Mexico Tech Nanosatellite (NMTSat) New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Dr. Anders M. Jorgensen 3U In Work
8 MiRaTA Microwave Radiometer Technology Acceleration (MiRaTA) CubeSat MIT Lincoln Laboratory Dr. William J. Blackwell 3U In Work
9 EQUiSat EQUiSat: Space for the People Brown University Rick Fleeter 1U In Work
10 CHOMPTT CubeSat Handling of Multisystem Precision Time Transfer (CHOMPTT) University of Florida John W. Conklin 3U In Work
11 PATRIOT Plasma Ambipolar Thruster for Responsive In-Orbit Transfers (PATRIOT) Mission University of Michigan Dr. Benjamin Longmier 3U In Work
12 ANDESITE Ad-Hoc Network Demonstration for Extended Satellite-Based Inquiry and Other Team Endeavors (ANDESITE) Boston University Dr. Ted Fritz 3U In Work
13 ARAPAIMA ARAPAIMA (Application for RSO Autonomous Proximity Analysis and Imaging) Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Dr. Bogdan Udrea 6U In Work
14 GE1: Golden Eagle 1 Golden Eagle 1 (GE1) Marquette University Dr. Robert Bishop 1U In Work
15 GASPACS GASPACS: Get Away Special Passive Attitude Control Satellite, A 1U CubeSat with an Inflatable Structure for Two Axis Aero-controlled Stabilization Utah State University James Gardiner 1U In Work
16 STMSat-1 St. Thomas More Cathedral School (STM) CubeSat Project - Mission Possible St. Thomas More Cathedral School Melissa Pore 1U

In Work

February 2015 Selection

CSLI Rank

Short Name

Project

Organization

POC

Cube Size

Status

1

OPEN

OPEN: Open Prototype for Educational NanoSats

University of North Dakota

Ronald Marsh

1U

In Work

2

RadSat

RadSat: Satellite Demonstration of a Radiation Tolerant System

Montana State University

Dr. Brock LaMeres

3U

In Work

3

ALBus

Advanced ELectrical Bus (ALBus)

NASA Glenn Research Center

Katie Shaw

3U

In Work

4

MiTEE

MiTEE: Miniature Tether Electrodynamics Experiment

University of Michigan

Dr. Brian Gilchrist

3U

In Work

5

KickSat-2

KickSat-2: A Technology Demonstration Mission for the Sprite ChipSat

Cornell University

Zachary Manchester

3U

In Work

6

TBEx

TBEx – The Tandem Beacon Experiment

The University of Michigan

Dr. James Cutler

3U

In Work

7

TEMPEST-D

TEMPEST-D: Temporal Experiment for Storms and Tropical Systems - Demonstrator

Colorado State University

Dr. Steven Reising

6U

In Work

8

CSUNSat1

California State University Northridge (CSUN) Sat: to Space Test a Low Mass, Extreme Low Temperature Energy Storage System

California State University, Northridge

Dr. Sharlene Katz

2U

In Work

9

STF-1

Simulation To Flight (STF-1)

NASA IV&V and West Virginia University

Justin Morris

3U

In Work

10

AOSAT

AOSAT: Asteroid Origins Satellite

Arizona State University

Dr. Jekan Thangavelautham

3U

In Work

11

CuSPP

CuSPP: A CubeSat mission to study Solar Particles over the Earth’s Poles

Southwest Research Institute

Dr. Mihir I Desai

3U

In Work

12

CACTUS-1

CACTUS-1 CubeSat: Coordinated Applied Capitol Technology University Satellite

Capitol Technology University

Dr. Alex “Sandy” Antunes

3U

In Work

13

Cu-PACE

Cu-PACE: CubeSat Particle Aggregation and Collision Experiment

University of Central Florida

Dr. Joshua Colwell

2U

In Work

14

SurfSat

SurfSat – Plasma induced surface charging and electrostatic discharge measurements

University of Central Florida

Dr. Adrienne Dove

2U

In Work

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