Perseus

Perseus
Name Perseus
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1.5U
Organisation Los Alamos National Laboratory
Institution Institute
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer Cal Poly, ?
Oneliner

Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies and development methodologies.

Description

Demonstrating the ability to build and launch a useful satellite quickly and at low cost, gaining CubeSat build and orbital experience, and validating the LANL design methodology. The satellites were designed and built in less than six months entirely at LANL at very low cost.

Sources [1] [2] [3]

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
Perseus 000 Reentry 2010-12-30. Was operational. 2010-12-08 295 km, 34.5 deg
Perseus 001 Reentry 2010-12-31. Was operational. 2010-12-08 295 km, 34.5 deg
Perseus 002 Reentry 2010-12-30. Was operational. 2010-12-08 295 km, 34.5 deg
Perseus 003 Reentry 2010-12-31. Was operational. 2010-12-08 295 km, 34.5 deg

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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