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LINCS A, B

LINCS [General Atomics]

LINCS (Laser Interconnet & Communications System) is a mission to demonstrate Laser communication between satellites and the ground by General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) for the Department of Defense (DoD).

The experiment consists of two 12U CubeSats featuring Laser communications terminals. Both satellites and payloads are built by General Atomics Electromagnetics (GA-EMS)

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS)
Contractors: General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS)
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (12U)
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
LINCS A - 2021 with LINCS B, ?
LINCS B - 2021 with LINCS A, ?

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