ICE-Cap (IceCAP, Integrated Communications Extension Capability)

ICE-Cap
Name ICE-Cap (IceCAP, Integrated Communications Extension Capability)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Operational? (No public news found after launch. There seem to be 2 objects too many from this launch, but this was likely onboard based on pre-launch news)
Launched 2018-12-03
NORAD ID 43801?
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace],?
Launcher Falcon 9 (Spaceflight SSO-A, SHERPA)
Organisation US Navy PEO Space Systems (NAVWAR, SPAWAR)
Institution Military
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Space Micro
Launch brokerer Spaceflight
Oneliner

Demonstrate communications through the Mobile User Objective System to send data to users on secure networks.

Description

System will demonstrate the ability to communicate through the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) to send data directly to users on secure networks. ICE-Cap will also show the ability to relay communications from a user near the North Pole to another user half way around the world.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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