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URSA MAIOR

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-036M

Description

URSA MAIOR (University of Rome la Sapienza Micro Attitude In Orbit testing) is an Italian 3U-CubeSat designed by the University of Rome "LA SAPIENZA". The satellite carries a multineedle Langmuir probe (mNLP) sampling the electron density of the space around it. It also carries the ARTICA deorbit sail, which will be deployed at the end of the mission and the MEMIT MEMS MicroThruster Experiment.

Alternate Names

  • 42776
  • URSAMAIOR

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-06-23
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-XL
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 3 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Italy)

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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