Name Miles
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status Operational? (Took time but confirmation on Twitter on 2022-12-10 but orbit needs confirmation as of 2022-12-22)
Launched 2022-11-16
NORAD ID ? (Not yet catalogued and tracked?)
Deployer CSD (Canisterized Satellite Dispenser) [Planetary Systems Corporation]
Launcher SLS (Space Launch System) (Artemis-1)
Organisation Team Miles / Tampa Hackerspace
Institution Non-profit
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US

Demonstrate iodine-fueled plasma thruster.


Iodine-fueled plasma thruster. Our mission goals are to demonstrate the ability to conduct orbital maneuvers, navigate to a target given limited information, and demonstrate robust communications with a ground station from both lunar orbit and deep space.

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Keywords Propulsion, Beyond Earth orbit

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