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

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
Descent-A Mother (Deorbiting Spacecraft using Electrodynamic Tether) No signal? (Not heard by the SatNOGS community as of 2020-12-15. Satellites remain connected with tether) 2020-10-03 400 km, 51.6 deg, ISS
Descent-B Daughter (Deorbiting Spacecraft using Electrodynamic Tether) No signal? (Not heard by the SatNOGS community as of 2020-12-15. Satellites remain connected with tether) 2020-10-03 400 km, 51.6 deg, ISS

Last modified: 2021-08-18
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