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? (No recent public news, last news from 2017 about extending the mission to April 2018, very likely operational, but maybe retired)
Launched 2016-11-11
NORAD ID 41849
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Atlas V
Organisation University
Organisation Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Blue Canyon
Oneliner Measure the absolute imbalance in the Earth's radiation budget using radiometer.
Keywords Globalstar or Iridium or Inmarsat

Last modified: 2019-07-13
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