RainCube (Radar in a CubeSat)

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Name RainCube (Radar in a CubeSat)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status Reentry 2020-12-13. Was operational (Public news 2018-09-26 checked on 2019-05-26)
Launched 2018-05-21
NORAD ID 43548
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Antares
Organisation NASA
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Tyvak
Launch brokerer Nanoracks
Oneliner Deployable Ka-band parabolic antenna for rain precipitation measurements.
Sources [1] [2] [3]
Keywords Deployable parabolic antenna, Ka-band
Space photos RainCube

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Last modified: 2020-12-31
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