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USA 301, 302, 303

These are three unidentified small satellites of unknown purpose by the NRO.

Likely the satellites are of CubeSat (?U) size. Their purpose has not been revealed, but is likely either communications or signals intelligence.

The satellites were launched on 13 June 2020 on a shared Electron KS launch.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Unknown
Operator: NRO
Contractors: NRO ?
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (?U) ?
Propulsion:
Power:
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
USA 301 2020-037A 13.06.2020 OnS LC-1A Electron KS with ANDESITE Mule, ANDESITE Node 1-8, USA 302, USA 303, RAAF M2 Pathfinder
USA 302 2020-037B 13.06.2020 OnS LC-1A Electron KS with ANDESITE Mule, ANDESITE Node 1-8, USA 301, USA 303, RAAF M2 Pathfinder
USA 303 2020-037C 13.06.2020 OnS LC-1A Electron KS with ANDESITE Mule, ANDESITE Node 1-8, USA 301, USA 302, RAAF M2 Pathfinder