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ExoCube 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2021-002L

Description

EXOCUBE-2 – California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, California: This 3U CubeSat is equipped with a space weather platform that will measure a number of atomic and ionic substances in the exosphere. Knowledge of the composition and the current state of activity in the exosphere can be useful in the prediction of space weather phenomena in order to forecast potential effects on satellite communications and spacecraft performance.

Alternate Names

  • ExoCube2
  • 47319

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2021-01-17
Launch Vehicle: LauncherOne
Launch Site: Mojave Air and Space Port, United States
Mass: 3.2 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)

Discipline

  • Other

Additional Information

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

 
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