RadFXSat-2 (Fox-1E)

RadFXSat-2 (Fox-1E)
RadFXSat-2 (Fox-1E)
RadFXSat-2 (Fox-1E)
RadFXSat-2 (Fox-1E)
Name RadFXSat-2 (Fox-1E)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Mass in kg 1.3 kg
Status Semi-operational (Beacon not heard strongly, but transponder is partially operational for public at reduced signal strength as of 2021-08-18)
Launched 2021-01-17
NORAD ID 47311
Deployer FANTM-RAiL [Xtenti]
Launcher LauncherOne
Organisation Vanderbilt University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Launch brokerer NASA CSLI / ELaNa
Partners The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT), AMSAT
Oneliner

Demonstrate a short interval, cost-effective, on-orbit platform for qualification of components for space.

Description

Demonstrate a short interval, cost-effective, on-orbit platform for enhanced qualification of components for space flight. The data collected will be used to validate and improve computer models used to predict radiation tolerance of integrated circuits. Also serve as a communications relay for amateurs worldwide via the onboard transponder system. The communications and experiment missions will run concurrently.

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Last modified: 2023-11-04
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