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Trailblazer 1, also known as SPA-1 Trailblazer is an 1 Unit CubeSat designed and built by COSMIAC at University of New Mexico (UNM), Albuquerque, NM, USA.

The satellite will provide a proof-of-concept flight for an AFRL (Air Force Research Laboratory) sponsored bus design called SPA (Space Plug-and-play Architecture). The PnP (Plug-and-Play) type architecture is a capability that will allow for rapid development and delivery of satellite and defense systems.

Alternate Names

  • 39400

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-11-20
Launch Vehicle: Minotaur 1
Launch Site: Wallops Island, United States
Mass: 1 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)


  • Other
  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

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