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S5

NSSDCA ID: 2019-009D
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Description

5 is ESPA-Class MicroSat for the Air Force Research Laboratory by Blue Canyon Technologies capable of detecting and locating near-GEO (geo-synchronous orbit) space objects for routine and frequent updates to the GEO catalog.

S5 is a state-of-the-art 60 kg microsat bus for the Space Situational Awareness (S5) mission, led by the Air Force. Applied Defense Systems (ADS) will provide the payload. BCT will spearhead integration of the S5 payload with the microsat bus, conduct launch vehicle integration and perform bus-level functionality testing of the spacecraft prior to delivery.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2019-02-22
    Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
    Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
    Mass: 60 kg

    Funding Agency

    • United States Air Force Academy (United States)

    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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