VPM (Very low frequency Particle Mapper, Very Low Frequency Propagation Mapper, VLF Wave and Particle Precipitation Mapper)

VPM
VPM
VPM
Name VPM (Very low frequency Particle Mapper, Very Low Frequency Propagation Mapper, VLF Wave and Particle Precipitation Mapper)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status On ISS
Launched 2019-12-05
NORAD ID On ISS
Deployer Slingshot / Equalizer [SEOPS]
Launcher Falcon 9 (CRS-19) (SEOPS-2)
Organisation Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Institution Military
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation US
GS Service KSAT
Launch brokerer SEOPS, Spaceflight
Costs $4.5 million for the program
Oneliner Critical augmentation for the AFRL Demonstration and Science Experiment (DSX) satellite.
Sources Link-1 Link-2 Link-3
Keywords Globalstar or Iridium or Inmarsat

Last modified: 2019-12-28
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