ORCA (SEOPS-ORCA)

Name ORCA (SEOPS-ORCA)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status Operational? (No public news found)
Launched 2019-07-25
NORAD ID 44418
Deployer Slingshot / Equalizer [SEOPS]
Launcher Falcon 9 (CRS-18)
Deployment Deployed from Cygnus on 2019-08-07
Organisation DARPA
Institution Military
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Blue Canyon
Operator Blue Canyon
Oneliner

Technology demonstration for advancing Radio Frequency (RF).

Description

Demonstration technology in the Radio Frequency (RF) arena. There have been many strides in RF for communication between space assets and then to ground. Space communication leads to increased satellite applications, elevating the need for ground control through automation.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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