Full Name Kentucky Satellite-2 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies MSU Launch Date 20 Nov 2013
Mission Links EOL Date 28 Feb 2014
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Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 40.5 deg
Orbit Altitude 500 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications The primary mission is educational outreach to both the university students who worked on the satellite and to K-12 students and teachers, ultimately providing opportunities for hands-on learning in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines. A goal of the KySat-2 project is to take a picture of the Earth while in orbit and return the picture to the ground.
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