Alpha (CayugaSat)

Alpha (CayugaSat)
Alpha (CayugaSat)
Alpha (CayugaSat)
Name Alpha (CayugaSat)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status not launched, expected in 2023
Organisation Cornell University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner

Technology demonstration mission to deploy a 1x1m light sail with four tiny “chipsats” .

Description

Technology demonstration mission to deploy a 1x1m light sail with four tiny “chipsats” called Sprites attached. CayugaSat planned to have 4 by 4.5 m solar sail.

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Photo Sources [1] [2]
Keywords Propulsion, Solar sail, Chipsats-Sprites

Last modified: 2022-12-31
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