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LDPE 3A

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2023-008B

Description

LDPE 3A is a ring-shaped spacecraft hosting multiple military tech demo experiments. Northrop Grumman developed the spacecraft, called the Long Duration Propulsive ESPA, or LDPE, to accommodate small military payloads onto a single satellite platform.

Alternate Names

  • 55264
  • LDPE3A
  • Long Duration Propulsive ESPA

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2023-01-15
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Heavy
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Department of Defense-Department of the Air Force (United States)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

 
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