Satellite CAPE-2 (Cajun Advanced Picosatellite Experiment) of University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names CAPE-2 (Cajun Advanced Picosatellite Experiment)
Country of Operator/Owner USA
Operator/Owner University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Users Civil
Purpose Technology Development
Class of Orbit LEO
Type of Orbit Sun-Synchronous
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 500
Apogee (km) 506
Eccentricity 0.000436490615451768
Inclination (degrees) 40.51
Period (minutes) 94.67
Launch Mass (kg.)
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 19-11-2013
Expected Lifetime
Contractor University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Wallops Island Flight Facility
Launch Vehicle Minotaur
COSPAR Number 2013-064AB
NORAD Number 39405
Comments Demonstrating satellite technology including stabilisation using the Earth´s magnetic field.


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