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Athena

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2020-061D

Description

PointView Tech LLC.'s Athena satellite is an experimental low earth orbit communications satellite to test technologies for a potential constellation to provide global broadband Internet access. PointView Tech LLC. appears to be a subsidiary of Facebook.

Alternate Names

  • 46275

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-09-03
Launch Vehicle: Vega
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 138 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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