FIREBIRD
FIREBIRD
Name FIREBIRD
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1.5U
Organisation Montana State University/ University of New Hampshire
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Tyvak, ?
Oneliner Space weather mission to study electron microbursts in Van Allen belts.
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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
FIREBIRD A (FU1, Focused Investigations of Relativistic Electron Burst, Intensity, Range, and Dynamics) Was operational, awakened 2014-04-12 and operated until 2014-09-15. 2013-12-06 460 x 890 km, 120.5 deg
FIREBIRD B (FU2, Focused Investigations of Relativistic Electron Burst, Intensity, Range, and Dynamics) Was operational until 2014-01-21, latched up. Occasional beacons afterwards. 2013-12-06 460 x 890 km, 120.5 deg
FIREBIRD-2 C (FU3, FIREBIRD-3, Focused Investigations of Relativistic Electron Burst, Intensity, Range, and Dynamics) Operational (Last SatNOGS report 2019-05-25 with data. Checked on 2019-05-25) 2015-01-31 440 x 670 km, 99.1 deg
FIREBIRD-2 D (FU4, FIREBIRD-4, Focused Investigations of Relativistic Electron Burst, Intensity, Range, and Dynamics) Operational (Last SatNOGS report 2019-05-25 with data. Checked on 2019-05-25) 2015-01-31 440 x 670 km, 99.1 deg

Last modified: 2020-03-22
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