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EXOCUBE

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2015-003E

Description

ExoCube is a space weather satellite sponsored by the National Science Foundation. It’s primary mission is to directly measure the density of Hydrogen, Oxygen, Helium and Nitrogen in the upper atmosphere. Cal Poly is designing the core satellite bus, while the scientific payload is supplied by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). The University of Wisconsin, Madison and Scientific Solutions, Inc. (SSI) are developing the scientific objectives and providing guidance for instrument development.

Alternate Names

  • 40380

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2015-01-31
Launch Vehicle: Delta II 7320
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States

Funding Agency

  • National Science Foundation (United States)

Discipline

  • Other

Additional Information

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

 
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