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PTecSat

PTecSat is a nanosatellite project of the University of Southern California/Space Engineering Research Center (USC/SERC).

The objectives of PTecSat's mission are:

  • Track cargo shipping containers using a custom built deployable dish antenna (iTAG MATTS).
  • Demonstrate electrical component radiation shielding techniques using tantalum foil.
Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: University of Southern California/Space Engineering Research Center (USC/SERC)
Contractors: University of Southern California/Space Engineering Research Center (USC/SERC)
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: none
Power: 4 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 4 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
PTecSat - 201x with ?

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