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TDS 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2014-037H

Description

UK satellite carrying eight technology tests/experiments including measurement of sea state using radio waves reflected off the ocean surface, monitoring the space environment in the vicinity of the satellte for research into space weather, and activaion of a deOrbitSail, a kapton sail designed to reduce the orbit rapidly and cause re-entry.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2014-07-08
    Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1b/Fregat
    Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
    Mass: 150 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (United Kingdom)

    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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