R5-S2-2.0 Satellite

R5-S2-2.0
Name R5-S2-2.0
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher Firefly Alpha, (ELaNa 43)
Organization NASA Johnson Space Center
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Operator In-house?
Oneliner

Demonstrate technologies to speed up hosted payload and in-space inspection.

Description

Demonstrate a fast and cost-effective way to build successful CubeSats in addition to demonstrating some technologies that are important to in-space inspection, which could help to make crewed space exploration safer and more efficient. R5-S1 could prove a cheaper way to demonstrate crucial technologies like high-performance computers, cameras, algorithms and a new way for satellites to transmit pictures to the ground.

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On the same launch

Last modified: 2023-11-04

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