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Hawksat 1



Hawksat 1 is one of three CubeSats launched as secondary payloads (Tacsat 3 was primary) on-board a Minotaur 1 rocket on 19 May 2009 at 23:55 UT from Wallops. This is a technology demonstration mission that will test the hardiness of materials to the space environment.

Alternate Names

  • 35004
  • Hawksat1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-05-19
Launch Vehicle: Minotaur 1
Launch Site: Wallops Island, United States


  • Technology Applications
  • Engineering

Additional Information

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

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