Caerus-Mayflower Satellite

Satellite Caerus-Mayflower (Mayflower-Caerus)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2010-12-22. Was operational.
Launched 2010-12-08
NORAD ID 37252
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Falcon 9
Organization Northrop Grumman
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly, ?
Partners University of Southern California, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Applied Minds

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies for educational purposes.


Test next generation CubeSat subsystems. Demonstrate Northrop Grumman rapid response space satellite technology configuration, build and integration capability. Workforce training. Propulsion. Eight Pumpkin deployable solar panels unfurled into two arrays.

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Keywords Propulsion
On the same launch

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