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Gunsmoke-L 1, 2 (Lonestar 1, 2)

Gunsmoke-L [Dynetics]

Gunsmoke-L, formerly named Lonestar, are two experimental 6U CubeSats designed by the US Army SMDC (Space Missile Defense Command) and Dynetics, will host the next generation of tactical space support payloads designed to operate in low earth orbit (LEO) for a minimum of two years.

Dynetics has been selected in November 2018 as the prime contractor for these satellites.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: SMDC
Contractors: Dynetics (prime); Blue Canyon Technologies (satellite)
Configuration: CubeSat (6U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Deployable solar array, batteries
Mass: 10 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Gunsmoke-L 1 (ex Lonestar 1) 2022-074H 02.07.2022 Mo RW12/30 LauncherOne with Recurve, Slingshot 1, NACHOS 2, MISR-B 1, CTIM-FD, GPX 2
Gunsmoke-L 2 (ex Lonestar 2) - 202x with ?


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