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Tyvak 0210 (Centauri 3)

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2021-023B

Description

Centauri 3 is a pathfinder satellites for Fleet Space Technologies' planned 140 satellite network for global satellite connectivity to the Internet of things (IoT) designed for use in the energy, utilities, and resource industries.

The Centauri satellites are built to the 6U CubeSat form factor. They weigh less than 10 kg and are the size of a shoe box, has 119 times the data capacity compared to its Centauri 1 & 2 predecessors and is integrated with the satellite bus/avionics in an ongoing collaboration with US nanosatellites systems designer Tyvak.

Alternate Names

  • Tyvak0210(Centauri3)
  • 47966

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2021-03-22
Launch Vehicle: Electron
Launch Site: Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

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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