Name NanoSail-D
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Organisation Space agency
Organisation NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Nation US
Oneliner Deploy solar sail for deorbiting.
Keywords Solar sail, Propulsion

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
NanoSail-D Launch failure 2008-08-03 Launch failure
NanoSail-D2 Was operational until 2011-01-21, 4 days, batteries were drained. Deployed from FASTSAT on 2011-01-17. 2010-11-20 630 km, 72 deg

Last modified: 2019-09-29
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