SMDC-ONE

SMDC-ONE
SMDC-ONE
Name SMDC-ONE
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Organisation US Army Space and Missile Defense Command
Institution Military
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
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Demonstrate the ability to rapidly design and develop militarily relevant low cost spacecraft and communications relay.

Description

Demonstrate the ability to rapidly design and develop militarily relevant low cost spacecraft. Receive packetized data from multiple Unattended Ground Sensors (UGS). Transmit that data to ground stations within the SMDC-ONE ground track. Provide real time voice and text message data relay to and from field deployed tactical radio systems. Demonstrate SMDC-ONE operational life time of 12 months or longer.

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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
SMDC-ONE 1 (Space & Missile Defense Command-Operational Nanosatellite Effect) Reentry 2011-01-12. Was operational. 2010-12-08 295 km, 34.5 deg
SMDC-ONE 2.1 (Able) Was operational until 2014-02-XX, 15 months (Smallsat 2020) 2012-09-13 470 x 780 km, 64.7 deg
SMDC-ONE 2.2 (Baker) Was operational until 2013-10-XX, over a year? (Smallsat 2020) 2012-09-13 470 x 780 km, 64.7 deg
SMDC-ONE 2.3 (Charlie, SMDC-ONE 3.1) Was operational until 2013-12-20, retired after 2 weeks (Smallsat 2020) 2013-12-06 460 x 890 km, 120.5 deg
SMDC-ONE 2.4 (David, SMDC-ONE 3.2) Was operational until 2013-12-20, retired after 2 weeks (Smallsat 2020) 2013-12-06 460 x 890 km, 120.5 deg
SMDC-ONE 2.5 cancelled x_cancelled cancelled
SMDC-ONE 2.6 cancelled x_cancelled cancelled
SMDC-ONE 2.7 cancelled x_cancelled cancelled

Last modified: 2022-12-29
Detailed SMDC-ONE entry in the Database
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