RadFxSat (Fox-1B)

RadFxSat (Fox-1B)
Name RadFxSat (Fox-1B)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Operational (Last SatNOGS report 2019-05-26 with data checked on 2019-05-26 and Smallsat 2019)
Launched 2017-11-14
NORAD ID 43017
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Delta II
Organisation Vanderbilt University and The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation.
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer Tyvak, ?
Oneliner

Demonstrate an on-orbit platform for radiation qualification of components for space flight.

Description

The Vanderbilt payload (radiation) is to advance the state of the art in understanding the effects of space radiation on electronic components, demonstrate an on-orbit platform for radiation qualification of components for space flight and to validate and improve computer models used to predict radiation tolerance of semiconductor manufacturing processes.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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