Solar Blade

Solar Blade
Spacecraft Solar Blade
Type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 5 kg
Status cancelled
Entity name Carnegie Mellon University
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Nation 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: 2023-06-08

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