Pegasus (AT03)

Pegasus
Pegasus
Pegasus
Name Pegasus (AT03)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status Operational (Official website 2020-12-27)
Launched 2017-06-23
NORAD ID 42784
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace]
Launcher PSLV (QB50)
Organisation University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Austria
Launch brokerer ISILaunch
Oneliner

Part of QB50 to study lower termosphere.

Description

Multi-needle Langmuir probes (mNLP) for the QB50 project and will provide information about essential properties of the plasma in the thermosphere such as the electron temperature and –density. Features a Pulsed Plasma Thruster (PPT) as propulsion unit. QB50.

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Keywords Propulsion

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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