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EntrySat all set to go into orbit First CubeSat dedicated to studying atmospheric re-entry of orbital debris
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Date de publication:1 Juillet 2019
The ISAE-SUPAERO aeronautics and space institute, supported by CNES’s JANUS student nanosatellite programme and in partnership with the French national aerospace research lab ONERA, has designed EntrySat, the first CubeSat1 dedicated to studying atmospheric re-entry of orbital debris. Launched aboard a Cygnus cargo vehicle to the International Space Station (ISS) by an Antares NG-11 vehicle on 17 April from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia, the satellite will be released into orbit on 3 July.