PTD-3 TBIRD (Tyvak-0125, PTHFDR, Pathfinder Technology Demonstrator, NASA PATHFINDER TD 3)

Name PTD-3 TBIRD (Tyvak-0125, PTHFDR, Pathfinder Technology Demonstrator, NASA PATHFINDER TD 3)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status Operational?
Launched 2022-05-25
NORAD ID 52734
Deployer RailPOD [Tyvak]
Launcher Falcon 9 (Transporter-5)
Organisation NASA Ames Research Center
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Tyvak
Operator Tyvak
Launch brokerer NASA CSLI / ELaNa
Oneliner Demonstrate a new laser communications system from MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
Sources [1] [2]
Keywords Laser transmitter

Last modified: 2022-07-17
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