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Aerocube 5a

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2013-072D

Description

1.5U Cubesat to demonstrate new technologies for pointing and tracking between two identical CubeSats and to demonstrate a deorbit device. The design is based on an Aerospace Corporation cubesat bus. NRO-funded payload. The orbit is an estimate based on ULA data.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2013-12-06
    Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
    Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
    Mass: 2 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (United States)

    Discipline

    • Technology Applications

    Additional Information

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

     
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