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FalconSat 5 (USA 221)



FalconSat 5, also known as USA 221, was launched from Kodiak at 01:25 UT on 20 November 2010 by a Minotaur 4 rocket. It will be the fifth in a series of technology demonstration satellites built and operated by the US Air Force Academy.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2010-11-20
    Launch Vehicle: Minotaur 4
    Launch Site: Kodiak Launch Complex, United States

    Funding Agency

    • United States Air Force Academy United States


    • Engineering

    Additional Information

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



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