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TechEdSat 9 (TES 9)

TechEdSat 9 (Technical and Educational Satellite 9) is a 3U CubeSat. It was built as a conjoined project between San Jose State University (SJSU) and the University of Idaho as a collaborative engineering project, with oversight from the NASA Ames Research Center.

The TechEdSAT-9 will test automatic deorbiting using the Exo-Brake system.

A launch opportunity has not yet been announced, although a launch on the maiden flight of Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne was considered.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology, education
Operator: SJSU, University of Idaho, NASA Ames Research Center
Contractors: SJSU, University of Idaho, NASA Ames Research Center
Equipment: Exo-Brake
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
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Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
TechEdSat 9 (TES 9) - 202x with ?

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