Name SOAR (Satellite for Orbital Aerodynamics Research, DISCOVERER)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Mass in kg 3.355 kg
Status Operational (Official confirmation on 2021-07-14 last checked on 2021-08-04)
Launched 2021-06-03
NORAD ID 48851
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Falcon 9 (CRS-22)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2021-06-15
Organisation The University of Manchester
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation (HQ) UK
Nation (AIT) Denmark
Manufacturer AIVT by GomSpace
Operator The University of Manchester
Costs €5.7 million
Oneliner Demonstrate aerodynamic attitude and orbit control manoeuvres.
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Last modified: 2021-08-25
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