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Recurve is small satellite built by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) demonstrating adaptive radio frequency system capability from Low Earth Orbit, evaluating mesh network behavior across multiple nodes to route data wherever it needs to go.

Through the Recurve system - designed, built, and operated entirely in house - AFRL expects to demonstrate radio frequency system interoperability and capability for future military applications.

Alternate Names

  • 52944

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2022-07-02
Launch Vehicle: LauncherOne
Launch Site: Mojave Air and Space Port, United States

Funding Agency

  • United States Air Force Academy (United States)


  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

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