|Units or mass||3U|
|Entity||Government (Civil / Military)|
Demonstrate new CubeSat platform technologies and nanotechnology payloads.
Demonstrate new star-tracker imaging sensors, a variety of nanotechnology payloads, advanced solar cells, and an electric propulsion system on one of the two satellites (AC12-B). The experiments performed with the AC12 program will build upon technologies tested on the AC8 CubeSats.
|AeroCube-12 A (AC12-A)||Reentry 2023-05-26. Was operational? (Space-Track is not showing re-entry yet. No recent news found since deployment, but was likely operational and may still be as of 2023-06-09)||2018-05-21||500 km, 51.6 deg, Cygnus|
|AeroCube-12 B (AC12-B)||Was operational? (No recent news found since deployment, but was likely operational and may still be as of 2023-06-09)||2018-05-21||500 km, 51.6 deg, Cygnus|