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Meshbed

Meshbed [MITRE]

Meshbed is a 3U CubeSat built by Analytical Space Inc. (ASI) for on-orbit testing of MITREís Frequency-scaled Ultra-wide Spectrum Element (FUSE) antenna.

Analytical Space Inc. is launching the Meshbed technology demonstration satellite intended to pave the way for users on the ground to gain faster access to satellite data.

The satellite is to test MITRE's antenna that could help enable that application, as well as government missions including tactical communications and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Analytical Space Inc.
Contractors: Analytical Space Inc., MITRE (payload)
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion:
Power: 3 deplyable fixed solar arrays, batteries
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Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Meshbed 2019-081C 27.11.2019 Sr SLP PSLV-XL with Cartosat 3, Flock-4p 1, ..., 12

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