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Pearl White 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2019-054C

Description

Pearl White 1 and 2 are two Air Force Space Command 6U CubeSats built as on-orbit testbeds for emerging technologies.

The objective of this mission is to test new technologies including propulsion, power, communications, and drag capabilities for potential applications on future spacecraft.

The Cubesats were built by Tiger Innovations Inc., Herndon, Virginia. They are designed for a one-year lifetime. Tiger Innovations Inc. will operate the spacecraft for the life of the program under the direction and oversight of AFSPC.

Alternate Names

  • 44497
  • PearlWhite1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2019-08-19
Launch Vehicle: Electron
Launch Site: Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
Mass: 6 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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