Descent
Descent
Descent
Name Descent
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Organisation University
Organisation York University
Nation Canada
Oneliner Two 1U-CubeSats connected by a 100m tape electrodynamic tether for deorbiting demonstration.
Keywords Tether, De-orbit device

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
Descent-A (Deorbiting Spacecraft using Electrodynamic Tether) cancelled (Likely cancelled at design stage, because a different CubeSat won the Canadian CubeSat Project) x_cancelled 400 km, 51.6 deg, ISS
Descent-B (Deorbiting Spacecraft using Electrodynamic Tether) cancelled (Likely cancelled at design stage, because a different CubeSat won the Canadian CubeSat Project) x_cancelled 400 km, 51.6 deg, ISS

Last modified: 2019-12-27
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