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Tetra 1

Tetra 1 [Milennium Space Systems]

Tetra 1 is a military microsatellite created for various prototype missions in and around geosynchronous earth orbit. TETRA-1 was the first prototype award under the U.S. Space Forceís Space and Missile Systems Centerís Space Enterprise Consortium Other Transaction Authority (OTA) charter.

TETRA-1 is based on Millennium Space Systems' Altair-class small satellite product line.

The satellite will be launched together with another payloads in late 2020 on the USSF-44 (formerly known as AFSPC-44) mission on a SpaceX Falcon-Heavy (Block 5) rocket.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology ?
Operator: US Space Force (USSF)
Contractors: Millennium Space Systems
Configuration: Altair
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Tetra 1 (USSF 44 PL2) - 2021 CCK LC-39A Falcon-Heavy (Block 5) with USSF 44 PL1


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