TechEdSat-6 (TechEdSat 6)

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Name TechEdSat-6 (TechEdSat 6)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2018-05-15. Was operational?
Launched 2017-11-12
NORAD ID 43026
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Antares
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2017-11-20
Organisation NASA Ames Research Center
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer Nanoracks
Oneliner

Demonstrate an Exo-Brake system to provide a targeted nanosatellite de-orbit using fully propellant-less techniques and carries CUBIT identification tag.

Description

Demonstrate an Exo-Brake system to provide a targeted nanosatellite de-orbit using fully propellant-less techniques. Carries SRI International (SRI) developed CubeSat Identification Tag (CUBIT) radio frequency (RF) transponder to demonstrate a low-SWaP (size, weight, and power) CubeSat RF-based identification system.

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Photo Sources [1] [2]
Keywords Globalstar or Iridium or Inmarsat, De-orbit device, License Plate Identification Tag, Tracking Enhancement Device

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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