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USA 284



USA 284 (Mycroft)a small satellite built by the Air Force Research Laboratory that is designed to fly away from its mothership to test technologies and techniques for space situational awareness.

Alternate Names

  • 43340
  • Mycroft
  • USA284

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2018-04-14
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • United States Air Force Academy (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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