QB50 is an international network of CubeSats for multi-point, in-situ measurements in the lower thermosphere and re-entry research

QB50 is an exciting space science project that has CubeSats at the heart of the mission. Lead by the Von Karman Institute (VKI) in Belgium, QB50 aims to investigate three properties of the lower Thermosphere by doing in-site measurements with 40-50 nanosatellites.

Customer: European Union
Start date: 2013
Hardware delivery:
Launch date: 2014
QB50 project