ORCA-8 (Unknown DARPA CubeSat)

Unknown DARPA CubeSat
Spacecraft ORCA-8 (Unknown DARPA CubeSat)
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status Reentry 2022-08-08. Was operational? (No news found as of 2020-04-10, but likely operational)
Launched 2019-12-05
NORAD ID 45126
Deployer Slingshot / Equalizer [SEOPS]
Launcher Falcon 9 (CRS-19) (SEOPS-2)
Deployment Deployed from Cygnus on 2020-02-01
Organization DARPA
Institution Military
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
Launch brokerer SEOPS
Costs $4.5 million for the program

A CubeSat for DARPA, the U.S. military’s research and development arm, was also deployed from the Slingshot device.

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Last modified: 2023-06-03

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