Name Dragracer
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U (1/2 12U XL)
Organisation TriSept
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Millennium Space Systems
Launch brokerer TriSept
Oneliner Test a deployable conductive tape by Tethers Unlimited for deorbiting.
Results The satellite with the drag tape burned upon reentry to Earth’s atmosphere after eight months. The satellite without tape will naturally de-orbit which is estimated to take at least seven years
Sources [1] [2] [3]

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
Dragracer 1 (Alchemy, Dragracer A) Reentry 2021-07-19. Operational 2020-11-20 500 km, 97.4 deg
Dragracer 2 (Augury, Dragracer B) Operational 2020-11-20 500 km, 97.4 deg

Last modified: 2021-08-28
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