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NOOR 1A, 1B (Unicorn 2B, 2C)

NOOR 1 [Alba Orbital]

The Stara Space's NOOR 1A and 1B, also known Unicorn 2B and 2C mission are picosatellite developped by Alba Orbital to the 3P PocketQube form factor.

Noor 1A and Noor 1B are to demonstrate low Earth orbit intersatellite communications, encrypted communications and and integration with ground station software that allows 3rd party satellites to request data transfer.

Both satellites will fly in late 2019 together with other PocketQubes and other satellites on an Electron KS launch vehicle.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Alba Orbital
Contractors: Alba Orbital
Equipment:
Configuration: PocketQube (3P)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 0.75 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
NOOR 1A (Unicorn 2B) - 2019 OnS LC-1 Electron KS with ALE 2, NOOR 1B, ATL 1, FossaSat 1, SMOG-P, TRSI-Sat
NOOR 1B (Unicorn 2C) - 2019 OnS LC-1 Electron KS with ALE 2, NOOR 1A, ATL 1, FossaSat 1, SMOG-P, TRSI-Sat

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Further Unicorn missions: