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YES

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1997-066C

Description

Launched with MAQSAT-H from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana, YES (Young Engineers Satellite) was a tethered subsatellite designed to be deployed on a 35 km tether. It contained experiments to measure radiation, the solar angle and acceleration in autonomous mode after separation from MAQSAT-H. A GPS receiver was also installed to evaluate the use of GPS for navigation, especially above the GPS satellite constellation.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-10-30
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • European Space Agency (International)

Discipline

  • Engineering

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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