Shields-1

Shields-1
Shields-1
Shields-1
Shields-1
Name Shields-1
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Operational (Indirect tweet from Jonathan McDowell on 2019-03-04)
Launched 2018-12-16
NORAD ID 43850
Deployer RailPOD [Tyvak]
Launcher Electron
Organisation NASA Langley Research Center
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer TriSept
Oneliner

Raise the TRL of Atomic Number (Z) grade radiation shielding technologies.

Description

Shields-1 focuses on enabling future research and commercial space technology mission by reducing the harmful effects of harsh radiation environments to spacecraft. This is accomplished by raising the TRL of Atomic Number (Z) grade radiation shielding technologies. Mission features: Radiation Shielding Experiment, Secondary small satellite payload mission planned for Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO), Charge Dissipation Film, Vault enables use of COTS components.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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