Ex-Alta 2 [University of Alberta]
Ex-Alta 2 (Experimental Albertan 2) is a Canadian 3U-CubeSat designed by the Department of Physics of the University of Alberta.
Ex-Alta 2's mission is:
It is part of a constellation consisting of three satellites: Ex-Alta 2, YukonSat, and AuroraSat. Together, they form a common mission referred to as the Northern SPIRIT Consortium.
The satellite is to be launched onboard of Dragon CRS-27 towards the ISS, from where it will be deployed.
|Type / Application:||Technology, thermospheric research|
|Operator:||University of Alberta|
|Contractors:||University of Alberta|
|Equipment:||Digital fluxgate magnetometer|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||400 km × 400 km, 51.6° (typical)|
|Ex-Alta 2||TBD||14.03.2023||CCK LC-39A||Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5)||with Dragon CRS-27, STP-H9, ARKSAT 1, LightCube, AuroraSat, YukonSat, NEUDOSE|