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EBAD Test Mass (Satellite Simulator)

EBAD Test Mass (on ION-SCV 009) [D-Orbit]

The EBAD Test Mass or Satellite Simulator is a passive simulated satellite to be deployed from ION-SCV 009 Eclectic Elena to test the NEA Payload Release Ring (PRR) by Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD) for the deployment of payloads/spacecraft from a launch vehicle or Orbital Transfer Vehicle (OTV).

The test mass was deployed on 19 February 2023.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Dummy satellite
Operator: Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD)
Contractors: Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD)
Equipment: None
Configuration: Cylindrical dummy mass
Propulsion: None
Power: None
Lifetime: N/A
Mass: ~ 10 kg
Orbit: 318 km × 327 km, 70.0
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
EBAD Test Mass (Satellite Simulator) 2023-014BH 31.01.2023 Va SLC-4E Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with Starlink v1.5 G2-6-1, ..., G2-6-49, ION-SCV 009

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