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IPEX is a CubeSat mission of NASA/JPL, NASA/GSFC and CalPoly of San Luis Obispo, CA. The objective of the IPEX mission is to demonstrate operation of autonomous instrument processing, downlink operations, and ground station operations, utilizing the SpaceCube Mini payload processing unit to validate a reduction in data product downlink.

Alternate Names

  • 39471

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-12-06
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1 kg

Funding Agency

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)


  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

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