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BAMA 1

BAMA 1 is 3U CubeSat designed and built by University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa (UAH).

BAMA-1 is a technology demonstration mission that will conduct a flight demonstration of a drag sail module by rapidly deorbiting the satellite. Spacecraft equipped with drag sail technology will be able to deorbit reliably and rapidly, thus reducing space debris and the risk to operational satellites, space stations, and crewed vehicles.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa
Contractors: University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
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Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
BAMA 1 - 2022 CC SLC-46 Astra Rocket-3.3 with INCA, R5-S1, QubeSat

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