CXBN 2 (The Cosmic X-Ray Background NanoSat-2, CXBN-2)

Name CXBN 2 (The Cosmic X-Ray Background NanoSat-2, CXBN-2)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status Reentry 2019-03-01. No signal? (No public news found, which likely means no contact in this case)
Launched 2017-04-18
NORAD ID 42704
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Atlas V
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 0002-01-01
Organisation Morehead State University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Nanoracks

Measure diffuse x-ray background radiation.


An Improved Measurement of the Diffuse X-Ray Background. The science objective of taking a 5% measurement of the diffuse X-ray background will be continued with CXBN-2.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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