THEA (Aurora Insight, Alpha)

THEA
Name THEA (Aurora Insight, Alpha)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Operational (Public news on 2019-04-18)
Launched 2018-12-03
NORAD ID 43796
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace],?
Launcher Falcon 9 (Spaceflight SSO-A, SHERPA)
Organisation SpaceQuest
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by SpaceQuest
Operator SpaceQuest
GS Service RBC Signals
Launch brokerer Spaceflight
Oneliner

Test and evaluate a spectrum survey payload developed by Aurora Insight.

Description

Test and evaluate a spectrum survey payload developed by Aurora Insight. SpaceQuest will also test the effectiveness of a new VHF “backdoor” receiver that the company designed and built to receive executive commands and/or to reboot the satellite flight computer in the event of a system failure.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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