PACSCISAT (Tyvak-53b, Tyvak 53, Tyvak 53B, PacSci EMC, Pacific Scientific)

Name PACSCISAT (Tyvak-53b, Tyvak 53, Tyvak 53B, PacSci EMC, Pacific Scientific)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2023-03-14.Was operational until 2017-09-XX, 3 months? (Tyvak, CubeSat Developers Worksshop 2018)
Launched 2017-06-23
NORAD ID 42795
Deployer RailPOD [Tyvak]
Launcher PSLV
Organisation Tyvak
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Terran Orbital
Operator Terran Orbital
Launch brokerer Tyvak, ?

Technology demonstration for deorbiting.


Technology demonstration for deorbiting. Passed built-in-tests (BIT) on both its primary and redundant Smart Energetics Architecture (SEA) sequencing system and devices and fired Modular Architecture Propulsion System (MAPS) rocket motors.

Sources [1]
Photo sources [1] [2]
COTS subsystems
  • PLATFORM - Tyvak
Keywords Propulsion

Last modified: 2023-06-03
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