PSSC (PSSCT, PSSCT-1, Pico Satellite Solar Cell Testbed)

Name PSSC (PSSCT, PSSCT-1, Pico Satellite Solar Cell Testbed)
Type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 6.5 kg
Status Reentry 2010-02-17. Was operational until 2009-03-19, 3.5 months, 109 days.
Launched 2008-11-29
NORAD ID 33445
Deployer SSPL (Space Shuttle Picosatellite Laincher, PLA, Picosatellite Launcher Assembly)
Launcher Space Shuttle
Organisation The Aerospace Corporation
Institution Military
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Oneliner Monitor accelerated radiation degradation of triple-junction solar cells in a high radiation environment.
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