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USA 255



Automated Navigation and Guidance Experiment for Local Space, a small satellite designed to fly alongside a major payload to monitor the local space environment. it will use the upper stage of the Delta 4, in near-geosynchronous orbit, as it's target. It also carries an experimental detector similar to those aboard the GSSAP satellites.

Alternate Names

  • 40101
  • USA255

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-07-28
Launch Vehicle: Delta IV
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • US Air Force Research Laboratory (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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