Asgardia-1
Name Asgardia-1 (Asgardia 1)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status Reentry 2022-09-12. Was operational? (Website and public news, but unable to find recent mentions after 2018)
Launched 2017-11-12
NORAD ID 43049
Deployer NRCSD-E (External NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer)
Launcher Antares
Deployment Deployed from Cygnus on 2017-12-07
Organisation Asgardia Space
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by NearSpace Launch
Launch brokerer Nanoracks
Oneliner

Test the concept of long-term data storage in orbit around the Earth.

Description

Test the concept of long-term data storage in orbit around the Earth. Payload is a 512GB solid state drive pre-loaded with data. Also contain internal and external particle detectors "to determine the radiation dosing that the internal electronics are receiving.

Sources [1] [2]
Keywords Globalstar or Iridium or Inmarsat

Last modified: 2023-01-04
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