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SMDC ONE 1.2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2012-048B

Description

The mission objectives are: Demonstrate the ability to rapidly design and develop militarily relevant low cost spacecraft. Receive packetized data from multiple Unattended Ground Sensors (UGS). Transmit that data to ground stations within the SMDC-ONE ground track. Provide real time voice and text message data relay to and from field deployed tactical radio systems. Demonstrate SMDC-ONE operational life time of 12 months or longer.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2012-09-13
    Launch Vehicle: Atlas V 401
    Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States

    Funding Agency

    • Department of Defense-Department of the Army (United States)

    Discipline

    • Surveillance and Other Military

    Additional Information

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

     
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