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Aerocube 14A

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2019-071D

Description

The AeroCube 14 A & B mission by The Aerospace Corporation consists two identical 3U CubeSats to demonstrate new star-tracker technology and test new nanotechnlogy materials and advanced solar cells in space. The investigation also tests a standardized interface for modular experiments that could reduce the challenges of integrating experiments onto a satellite and launching them into space. The satellites are part of the National Reconnaissance Office’s (NRO) IMPACT program, led by the Advanced Systems and Technology directorate.

Alternate Names

  • Aerocube14A
  • 45114

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-11-02
Launch Vehicle: Antares
Launch Site: Wallops Island, United States
Mass: 3.5 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (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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