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Pathstone (Photon 02)

Pathstone [Rocket Lab]

Pathstone is the second Photon mission, also designed to operate on orbit as a risk reduction demonstration to build spacecraft heritage ahead of Rocket Labís Lunar Photon mission to the Moon for NASA later in 2021.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Rocket Lab
Contractors: Rocket Lab
Equipment: Video camera
Configuration: Photon-LEO
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Pathstone (Photon 02) 2021-023H 22.03.2021 OnS LC-1A Electron Photon-LEO with BlackSky 7, Centauri 3, Myriota 7, RAAF-M2 A, RAAF-M2 B, Gunsmoke-J 3, Veery Hatchling

References:

  • Rocket Lab: