MEMS (PICOSAT)

MEMS (PICOSAT)
Name MEMS (PICOSAT)
Type Picosatellite
Units or mass 0.275 kg
Organisation DARPA
Institution Military
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Aerospace Corp
Operator Aerospace Corp
Oneliner Demonstrate the basic functional elements of a low-power LEO “swarm” or formation PICOSAT array.
Keywords Tether

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
MEMS 1A (Pico 21, PICOSAT-1) Reentry 2000-XX-XX. Was operational until 2000-02-09, 2.5 days after being deployed from OPAL on 2000-02-06. 2000-01-27 750 x 800 km, 100.2 deg
MEMS 1B (Pico 23, Picosat 1) Reentry 2000-XX-XX. Was operational until 2000-02-09, 2.5 days after being deployed from OPAL on 2000-02-06. 2000-01-27 750 x 800 km, 100.2 deg
MEMS 2A (Pico 20, PICOSAT 7) Reentry 2002-07-11. Was operational until 2001-09-30, 1 day. Deployment 13 months after launch (eoPortal has typo). Initial beacons received. 2000-07-19 750 x 800 km, 100.2 deg
MEMS 2B (Pico 22, PICOSAT 8) Reentry 2002-07-11. Was operational until 2001-09-30, 1 day. Deployment 13 months after launch (eoPortal has typo). Initial beacons received. 2000-07-19 750 x 800 km, 100.2 deg

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