RAVAN XB3 (Radiometer Assessment Using Vertical Aligned Nanotubes, Ravan XB-3)

RAVAN XB3
Name RAVAN XB3 (Radiometer Assessment Using Vertical Aligned Nanotubes, Ravan XB-3)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Operational? (Science mission ended in August 2018, but operational as of February 2019)
Launched 2016-11-11
NORAD ID 41849
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Atlas V
Organisation Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Blue Canyon
Operator Blue Canyon
Launch brokerer Tyvak
Oneliner Measure the absolute imbalance in the Earth's radiation budget using radiometer.
Sources Link-1 Link-2 Link-3 Link-4
Keywords Globalstar or Iridium or Inmarsat

Last modified: 2019-09-30
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