STPSat 4 [USAF Academy]
STPSat 4 is an experimental spacecraft for the Department of Defense's Space Test Program (STP).
STPSat-4 carries several experiment packages into low earth orbit. One of these is the MSA (Modular solar array).
STPSat-4 is a free flying spacecraft to be ejected from the international space station (ISS) via the SSIKLOPS (Space Station Integrated Kinetic Launcher for Orbital Payload Systems) deployment system. Launch is scheduled for 2018.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||USAF STP (Space Test Program)|
|Equipment:||MSA, iMESA-R, ?|
|Power:||Solar arrays, batteries|
|Orbit:||400 km × 400 km, 51.6° (typical)|
|STPSat 4||-||2019||with ?|
Further STP missions: