The STPSat-3 satellite built by According to a release, slated to launch
STPSat-3 is the second spacecraft Ball has built for the
"STPSat-3 will demonstrate the robust SIV spacecraft by carrying five payloads and a de-orbit module," said
-iMESA-R (Integrated Miniaturized Electrostatic Analyzer Reflight), a
-SSU (Strip Sensor Unit), an AFRL Directed Energy (RD) experiment to provide risk reduction through on-orbit testing and operation of a sensor assembly
-SWATS (Small Wind and Temperature Spectrometer), a
-TCTE (TSI Calibration Transfer Experiment), a
"The SIV is now part of the Ball Configurable Platform cost- effective product line that can be appropriately scaled from initial technology development missions like STPSat-3, to fully operational systems such as NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System," added Strain.
STPSat-3 will be launched along with numerous CubeSats as part of the ORS-3 mission. The ORS-3 enabler mission is demonstrating, testing and verifying rapid response spacecraft technologies to decrease launch timelines and reduce mission costs.
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The STPSat-3 satellite built by
According to a release, slated to launch