Full Name Orbital Test Bed-1 Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies SSTL Launch Date 25 Jun 2019
Mission Links EOL Date Jun 2024
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Orbit Type TBD Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 24 deg
Orbit Altitude 723 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications The OTB-1 satellite will carry five demonstration payloads for a variety of commercial, government, and academic organizations. Hosted payload missions play a critical role in the development of new aerospace technologies. The OTB-1 satellite provides aerospace organizations with a low-risk opportunity to test new subsystems and payload technologies on an actual low-Earth orbit mission while sharing the cost of development and launch.
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