CHEFSat-2
Name CHEFSat-2
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Organisation US Naval Research Laboratory
Institution Institute
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer Nanoracks
Oneliner

Test and prepare consumer communications technology for use in space

Description

Tests and prepares consumer communications technology for use in space. The growing range of devices, components and miniaturized technology available on consumer markets represents a boon for space exploration and cost management. CHEFSat specifically readies a consumer-grade radio frequency device for wider space use by testing its safety and effectiveness in a working CubeSat deployed from the International Space Station (ISS).

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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
CHEFSat (Cost-effective High E-Frequency Satellite) Reentry 2022-01-02. Operational (Smallsat 2018) 2017-11-12 460 km, 51.6 deg, Cygnus
CHEFSat 2 (Cost-effective High E-Frequency Satellite, CHEFSAT-2) Reentry 2022-07-14. Was operational? (No public news found) 2018-11-17 460 km, 51.6 deg, Cygnus

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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