Arkyd 3

Arkyd 3
Arkyd 3
Arkyd 3
Name Arkyd 3
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Organisation Planetary Resources
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation US
Launch brokerer Spaceflight

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies for future constellation.


Technology demonstration nanosatellite based on the triple CubeSat form factor for the planned Arkyd-100 astronomy satellites but no optical payload.

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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
Arkyd 3 Launch failure 2014-10-28 400 km, 51.6 deg, ISS
Arkyd 3 Reflight Reentry 2015-12-23. Was operational. 2015-04-14 400 km, 51.6 deg, ISS

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