Prometheus 1

Prometheus 1
Prometheus 1
Name Prometheus 1
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1.5U
Organisation USSOCOM (US Special Operations Command)
Institution Military
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Launch brokerer Tyvak, ?
Oneliner

Demonstrate CubeSat platform methodologies and communications for remote field units.

Description

Dual objective of evaluating new low-cost development and operations methodologies while also assessing the operational utility that can be provided with CubeSat technology. Tested for their ability to transmit audio, video and data from remote field units to ground stations using over-the-horizon SATCOM.

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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
Prometheus 1-1 Reentry 2015-12-12. Was operational. 2013-11-20 500 km, 40.5 deg
Prometheus 1-2 Reentry 2015-12-10. Was operational. 2013-11-20 500 km, 40.5 deg
Prometheus 1-3 Reentry 2015-12-08. Was operational. 2013-11-20 500 km, 40.5 deg
Prometheus 1-4 Reentry 2015-12-13. Was operational. 2013-11-20 500 km, 40.5 deg
Prometheus 1-5 Reentry 2015-11-29. Was operational. 2013-11-20 500 km, 40.5 deg
Prometheus 1-6 Reentry 2015-12-10. Was operational. 2013-11-20 500 km, 40.5 deg
Prometheus 1-7 Reentry 2015-12-05. Was operational. 2013-11-20 500 km, 40.5 deg
Prometheus 1-8 Reentry 2015-12-01. Was operational. 2013-11-20 500 km, 40.5 deg

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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