TechEdSat-4
TechEdSat-4
TechEdSat-4
Name TechEdSat-4
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2015-04-03. Was operational.
Launched 2014-07-13
NORAD ID 40455
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Antares
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2015-03-04
Organisation NASA Ames Research Center
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer Nanoracks
Oneliner

Demonstrate technologies for re-entry and drag device for deorbiting.

Description

Investigate technology to return small samples to Earth from the space station. TechEdSat-4 will deploy using the NanoRacks services. Its primary objectives are to further develop a tension-based drag device, called exo-brake, and demonstrate frequent uplink/downlink control capabilities.

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Keywords Globalstar or Iridium or Inmarsat, De-orbit device

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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