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SpaceBEE 53

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2021-006X

Description

Swarm Technology's SpaceBEE picosatellites, built to the 0.25U CubeSat form factor are a constellation of 150 picosats to provide two-way satellite communications and data relay.

The constellation is to consist of 150 satellites, with 170 satellites to be manufactured. The operational satellites reverted back to the 0.25U form factor after tracking of the prototypes had been successfully demonstrated.

Alternate Names

  • SpaceBEE53
  • 47434

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2021-01-24
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Swarm Technologies (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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