Testing Your CubeSat. Importance of Testing. Watch the following video and answer the questions on your question sheet. What is Testing?. Testing is to ensure that your CubeSat operates as designed: Testing that the GPS works The battery life is sufficient for the mission
Watch the following video and answer the questions on your question sheet.
If your CubeSat passes these tests then it is Space Qualified
Spacecraft undergo a rigorous range of tests such as (depending on the mission):
Shaker Table for launch vibration testing
Vacuum and thermal chamber
If the spacecraft passes these tests and others then the spacecraft is Space Qualified
Heat shield testing