Name POPACS (Polar Orbiting Passive Atmospheric Calibration Sphere)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Passive spheres. Separated into multiple parts.
Launched 2013-09-29
NORAD ID 39268
Deployer CSD (Canisterized Satellite Dispenser) [Planetary Systems Corporation]
Launcher Falcon 9
Organisation Utah State University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner 3 passive spheres to assess changes in the density of the upper atmosphere.
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Last modified: 2021-03-21
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