GASPACS
GASPACS
GASPACS
GASPACS
GASPACS
GASPACS
Name GASPACS (Get Away Special Passive Attitude Control Satellite)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2022-05-27. Was operational (Official Twitter on 2022-05-24)
Launched 2021-12-21
NORAD ID 51439
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Falcon 9 (CRS-24) (ELaNa 38)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2022-01-26
Organisation Utah State University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner

Deploy and rigidize a 1 meter long inflatable UV cured boom.

Description

Deploy and rigidize a 1 meter long inflatable UV cured boom from a 1U CubeSat platform in low Earth orbit. Measure attitude behavior of GASPACS to observe the effectiveness of the deployed boom assisting in a passive attitude control system.

Results

GASPACS has now been in space for a month! A summary of the mission so far:

Sources [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]
Photo Sources [1] [2] [3] [4]
Keywords Deployable boom
Space photos GASPACSGASPACSGASPACS

Link

Last modified: 2022-12-29
Detailed GASPACS entry in the Database
Full Nanosats Database (much more data)

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Created by Erik Kulu

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