ASCENT [Blue Canyon Tech]
ASCENT is a mission to demonstrate various CubeSat operations in geostationary orbit (GEO).
AFRL awarded a second contract for BCT to build, test and deliver a 12U-CubeSat bus for the ASCENT mission. AFRL will provide and integrate the ASCENT payload with BCT’s 12U spacecraft bus. Blue Canyon Technologies will perform bus-level testing of the complete spacecraft prior to delivery.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)|
|Contractors:||Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) (payload); Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) (bus)|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, solar cells, batteries|