Name NanoSail-D
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Organisation NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly, ?
Oneliner Deploy solar sail for deorbiting.
Sources Link-1 Link-2
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

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