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POPACS 3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2013-055F

Description

Polar Orbiting Passive Atmospheric Calibration Sphere, three 10cm diameter spherical satellites that will be used to measure variations in the upper atmosphere in auroral regions, will be carried a dispenser of similar size to a 3U cubesat, developed and funded by a group including Morehead State University of Kentucky, the University of Arkansas, Montana State University and Drexel University of Philadelphia.

Alternate Names

  • 39270
  • POPACS3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-09-29
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)

Discipline

  • Other

Additional Information

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

 
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