Brokkr-1 (ORBASTRO-AF-1)

Name Brokkr-1 (ORBASTRO-AF-1)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status Operational? (No confirmation found as of 2023-04-30)
Launched 2023-04-15
Deployer EXOpod 12U/16U [Exolaunch]
Launcher Falcon 9 (Transporter-7)
Organisation Astro Forge
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation (HQ) US
Nation (AIT) UK
Manufacturer AIVT by Orbital Astronautics
Operator Orbital Astronautics

Test technology to extract metals from asteroid materials.


Brokkr-1 will test technology the company has developed to extract metals from asteroid materials. The payload, which takes up two-thirds of the volume of the cubesat, will attempt to vaporize “asteroid-like” material carried inside and sort out metals from other constituents.

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  • PLATFORM - OrbAstro

Last modified: 2023-06-08
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