Solar Blade Satellite

Solar Blade
Name Solar Blade
Spacecraft type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 5 kg
Status cancelled
Entity name Carnegie Mellon University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters US

Develop the first spacecraft to utilize solar radiation pressure for attitude and orbit control.


Develop and fly the first spacecraft which utilizes solar radiation pressure as its only means of enabling attitude precession, spin rate change and orbital velocity changes.

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Keywords Propulsion

Last modified: 2024-05-29

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