|Units or mass||6U|
|Status||Operational (Update on official NASA page from 2022-12-19 as of 2022-12-24)|
|NORAD ID||? (Not yet catalogued and tracked?)|
|Deployer||CSD (Canisterized Satellite Dispenser) [Planetary Systems Corporation]|
|Launcher||SLS (Space Launch System) (Artemis-1)|
|Organisation||NASA Ames Research Center|
|Entity||Government (Civil / Military)|
|Partners||NASA Johnson Space Center, Loma Linda University Medical Center, University of Saskatchewan, Canada|
Developing deep space CubeSat technologies and radiation biosensor to gauge DNA damage and repair beyond LEO.
NASA’s BioSentinel cubesat was tumbling after deployment. Still, controllers were able to stabilize the spacecraft and maintain contact with it as it flew by the moon to study the effects of radiation on microorganisms.
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|Keywords||Propulsion, Beyond Earth orbit|