Elysium-Star 2
Elysium-Star 2
Elysium-Star 2
Name Elysium-Star 2 (ELYUSIUM, Shooting Star Memorial)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Passive, but was sealed into the deployer (Read more from the SpaceNews article)
Launched 2018-12-03
NORAD ID 43760 Deployment prohibited? Attached to Lower Free Flyer.
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace],?
Launcher Falcon 9 (Spaceflight SSO-A, SHERPA)
Entity name Elysium Space
Institution Company
Entity type Commercial
Nation US
Launch brokerer Spaceflight

Carry loved one ashes, lock of hairs, or meaningful mementos and carries CUBIT identification tag.


It will carry loved one ashes, lock of hairs, or meaningful mementos provided by the participants. Mobile app will display the memorial spacecraft location in real time, and the spacecraft will have a polished aluminum “mirrored” exterior surface that will reflect the Sun’s light. Carries SRI International (SRI) developed CubeSat Identification Tag (CUBIT) radio frequency (RF) transponder to demonstrate a low-SWaP (size, weight, and power) CubeSat RF-based identification system.


Not deployed from its dispenser.

Sources [1] [2] [3] [4]
Photo sources [1] [2]
Keywords License Plate Identification Tag, Tracking Enhancement Device

Last modified: 2023-06-03

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