Name AeroCube-3
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2011-01-06. Was operational until 2009-12-08, 203 days. Semi-operational without 2-way communication until reentry.
Launched 2009-05-19
NORAD ID 35005
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Minotaur I
Organisation The Aerospace Corporation
Institution Non-profit
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly, ?
Oneliner Tethered to the upper stage to image the launcher and ADCS sensor experiment.
Sources [1] [2]
Keywords Tether
Space photos AeroCube-3AeroCube-3AeroCube-3AeroCube-3AeroCube-3


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