Name MinXSS-2 (Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer CubeSat)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Was operational until 2019-01-07 (News on 2020-05-31, listed as Failure in NASA's CubeSat Fleet Missions Database as of 2022-01-01)
Launched 2018-12-03
NORAD ID 43758
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace],?
Launcher Falcon 9 (Spaceflight SSO-A, SHERPA)
Organisation University of Colorado at Boulder
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Spaceflight
Oneliner Better understand the energy distribution of solar flare soft X-ray (SXR) emissions and its impact on Earth’s atmosphere.
Failure cause Computer card on the cubesat failed.
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Last modified: 2022-01-01
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