|Units or mass||3 kg|
|Status||Reentry 2007-05-06. No signal, lack of reports.|
|Deployer||SSPL (Space Shuttle Picosatellite Laincher, PLA, Picosatellite Launcher Assembly)|
|Deployment||Deployed from Space Shuttle on 2006-12-21|
|Organisation||US Naval Academy Satellite Lab|
|Entity||Academic / Education|
Educational space systems engineering with communications focus.
The mission of MARScom is to explore and demonstrate a very low cost yet viable communications capability for education and training of both Midshipmen and the large numbers of Navy Marine Corps communications cadre personnel. Part of RAFT mission. The satellites will be the first of their size with the ability to be tracked by the Navy Space Surveillance (NSSS) radar fence. The satellites will also function as amateur radio transponders.