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NSSDCA ID: 2016-067C
COSPAR ID: 2016-067B


CELTEE 1 (CubeSat Enhanced Locator Transponder Evaluation Experiment 1) is picosatellite built by M42 Technologies (Seattle,WA) for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). It is built to the 1U CubeSat form factor.

The objective of the CELTEE 1 CubeSat is to evaluate the performance of M42 Techs Enhanced Location Transponder (ELT) small satellite tracking and orbit determination technology. It is a short duration (3-6 month) experiment operating in low-Earth orbit.

Alternate Names

  • 41850

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-11-11
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V 401
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 1.44 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)


  • Other

Additional Information

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

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