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JAGSAT 1 [University of South Alabama]

The JAGSAT 1 is a 2U CubeSat mission by the University of South Alabama to provide spatially resolved measurements of plasma density irregularities in the ionosphere.

The satellite is a scientific investigation mission to measure plasma electron density at submeter level resolution. The science payload will be a fast Time Domain Impedance Probe (TDIP) designed to operate for measurements in the upper F-layer, between 400 km to 800 km and will make adequate measurements in the equatorial and mid-latitude ionosphere.

JAGSAT carries a Time Domain Impedance Probe (TDIP) as intrumenttation.

It was selected in 2017 by NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI) to be launched as part of the ELaNa program.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: University of South Alabama
Contractors: University of South Alabama
Equipment: Time Domain Impedance Probe (TDIP)
Configuration: CubeSat (2U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: x kg
Orbit: 412 km 414 km, 51.64
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
JAGSAT 1 1998-067UJ 15.07.2022 CCK LC-39A Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with Dragon CRS-25, EMIT, BeaverCube, CLICK A, D3, CapSat 1, FUTABA, HSU-SAT 1, TUMnanoSAT

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