• 1U  is a 10cm cube
  • Multiple Us are in multiples of 10cm X 10cm X 11.35cm
  • Has a mass of less than 1.33 kilograms

Fun Facts

  • The CubeSat program began in 1999
  • Was a collaboration between Cal Poly and Stanford

Further Information

What Is A CubeSat?

Don't let the small size of a Cubesat fool you. As electronics shrink, the types of missions Cubesats can perform may surprise you and they're becoming the satellite of choice for anyone looking for a low cost quick response option.