Seeker 1.0 (Seeker Robotic External CubeSat Inspection Vehicle DTO)

Name Seeker 1.0 (Seeker Robotic External CubeSat Inspection Vehicle DTO)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Was operational until 2019-04-18, 1 day as planned? (Website as 2020-04-09)
Launched 2019-04-17
NORAD ID 44533
Deployer NRCSD-E (External NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer)
Launcher Antares
Deployment Deployed from Cygnus on 2019-09-16
Organisation NASA Johnson Space Center
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer Nanoracks
Oneliner Free-flying robot poised to make its first test inspection in orbit with the Cygnus station cargo resupply vehicle.
Results Seeker was deployed in September 2019, and collected over 100 images of the Cygnus spacecraft.
Sources [1] [2] [3] [4]
Keywords Formation flying, Free-Flying Inspector, Propulsion
Space photos SeekerSeekerSeekerSeeker


Last modified: 2020-04-11
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