Full Name FalconSat-2 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies USAF Launch Date 24 Mar 2006
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 24 Mar 2006
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Orbit Type Highly elliptical Orbit Period
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 39 deg
Orbit Altitude 650 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications FalconSat-2 is a student-built low-cost microsatellite of the USAFA (United States Air Force Academy), Colorado Springs, CO. The science objectives are to investigate F-region ionospheric plasma depletions. The educational objective is to provide hands-on experience in an exciting endeavor.
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