TEMPEST-D (Temporal Experiment for Storms and Tropical Systems - Demonstrator)

TEMPEST-D
Name TEMPEST-D (Temporal Experiment for Storms and Tropical Systems - Demonstrator)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status Reentry 2021-06-21. Was operational (CubeSat Workshop talk from 2021-04-31 checked on 2021-08-12)
Launched 2018-05-21
NORAD ID 43547
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Antares
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2018-07-13
Organisation Colorado State University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Blue Canyon
Launch brokerer Nanoracks
Costs $8.2 million
Oneliner Risk mitigation for the TEMPEST mission that will provide the first temporal observations of cloud and precipitation processes.
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Last modified: 2021-08-15
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