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PSSC-Testbed 3 (PSSCT 3)

The PSSC-Testbed 3 (Picosatellite Solar Cell Testbed 3) is a 2U-CubeSat picosatellite to measure solar cell degradation in space.

The mission is to test solar arrays in a high radiation orbit, testing latest solar array technology including solar cells, interconnects, coverglass, adhesives, and coatings.

PSSC-Testbed-3 carries an EMCORE array, Spectrolab array and a radiation sensor.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology test
Operator: USAF
Contractors: Aerospace Corporation
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (2U)
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
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Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
PSSC-Testbed 3 (PSSCT 3) - with ?
Further PSSC-Testbed missions: