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Buccaneer RMM

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-073B

Description

The Buccaneer Risk Mitigation Mission (Buccaneer RRM) satellite is a three-unit CubeSat being flown in partnership between the University of New South Wales and the Australian Department of Defence’s Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG).

The satellite is a prototype, being launched ahead of another satellite – Buccaneer – which will be used to help calibrate Australia’s Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN).

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2017-11-18
    Launch Vehicle: Delta II 7920
    Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
    Mass: 4 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (Australia)

    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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