Aerocube-7 (OCSD)

Aerocube-7 (OCSD)
Aerocube-7 (OCSD)
Name Aerocube-7 (OCSD)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1.5U
Organisation Non-profit
Organisation The Aerospace Corporation
Nation US
Oneliner Demonstrate optical communications from a CubeSat and tracking of a nearby spacecraft.
Keywords Laser transmitter, Propulsion

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
Aerocube-7A (OCSD, Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration, IOCPS-A, Integrated Optical Communications and Proximity Sensors) Semi-operational, but still achieved many objectives. A software update anomaly very soon after launch disabled the attitude control main processor. Booted into partially updated program. 2015-10-08 500 x 800 km, 64.8 deg
Aerocube-7B (OCSD-B, Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration, IOCPS-B, Integrated Optical Communications and Proximity Sensors) Operational (Public news 2019-04-09 checked on 2019-05-26) 2017-11-12 450 km, 51.6 deg, Cygnus
Aerocube-7C (OCSD-C, Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration, IOCPS-B, Integrated Optical Communications and Proximity Sensors) Operational? (Public news 2019-04-09 checked on 2019-05-26) 2017-11-12 450 km, 51.6 deg, Cygnus

Last modified: 2019-07-13
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