ARAPAIMA (Application for RSO Autonomous Proximity Analysis and Imaging)

ARAPAIMA
Name ARAPAIMA (Application for RSO Autonomous Proximity Analysis and Imaging)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status cancelled
Organisation Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner

Conduct 3D, visual and IR imaging of resident space objects for Space Situational Awareness.

Description

This nanosatellite aims to conduct 3D, visual and IR imaging of resident space objects (RSOs) of interest, and aims to demonstrate the power of nanosatellite technology in the fields of space situational awareness, reduction of orbital debris and asteroid characterization. Train future space professionals in the development of space systems by providing hands-on experience.

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Keywords SSA-Space Situational Awareness

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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