BRICSat-P (Ballistic Reinforced Communication Satellite, previously PSat B, ParkinsonSat B, Oscar 83)

BRICSat-P
Name BRICSat-P (Ballistic Reinforced Communication Satellite, previously PSat B, ParkinsonSat B, Oscar 83)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1.5U
Status Was semi-operational until 2018-XX-XX? Possibly still now too. Power problems prohibited consistent communication (eoPortal and Last DK3WN report 2017-01-02. Tweet from @leafnode3 from 2018-08-30.)
Launched 2015-05-20
NORAD ID 40655
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Atlas V
Organisation US Naval Academy Satellite Lab
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Tyvak, ?
Oneliner Demonstrate propusion system and maneuvers in space plus APRS transponder.
Failure cause Negative power budget prohibited consistent communication.
Sources Link-1 Link-2 Link-3 Link-4 Link-5
Keywords Propulsion

Last modified: 2020-04-10
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