ASCENT

ASCENT
ASCENT
Name ASCENT
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 12U
Status On spacecraft (Deployed from LDPE-1 in January 2022)
Launched 2021-12-07
NORAD ID On spacecraft
Deployer ?
Launcher Atlas V (LDPE-1)
Deployment Deployed from LDPE-1 on 2022-01-31
Organisation Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Institution Military
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Blue Canyon
Oneliner Demonstrate various CubeSat operations in geostationary orbit (GEO). AFRL will provide and integrate the ASCENT payload.
Sources [1] [2]
Keywords GTO or GEO orbit, Propulsion

Last modified: 2021-12-31
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