Welcome to the new CX-1 Webpage
Welcome to the Citizen Explorer 1 web site. CX-1 is the first in a series of
the Earth orbiting satellites from Colorado Space Grant Consortium. It is
designed, built and operated by college students. This project involves K-12
schools all over the world as ground stations, bringing space one step closer to
Find out general information about the project.
One of the most important mission objectives of the project is to promote
space education in the classroom. Discover how you and your students can become
actively involved in the Citizen Explorer project.
Like most complex engineering projects, Citizen Explorer is made up of many
specialized subsystem teams that work together to make the satellite function.
Find out more about the many parts of the spacecraft and how they work.