Спутник технологический. FalconSat 1. [Редактировать]

FalconSat-1 - технологический космический аппарат который был разработан департаментом физики Военно-воздушной академии США. Запуск аппарата произошел без проблем. Однако, через несколько недель в системе энергообеспечения аппарата произошли аномалии, которые повлекли потерю спутника.

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#Наименования
1Тип оператора(владельца) - военные
2Страна оператор(владелец) - США
3Страна производитель - США
4Тип орбиты - НОО

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1Код NSSDC2000-004D

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1Космодром База Ванденберг
2Дата пуска2000-01-27 at 03:03:00 UTC
3Полезная нагрузка 1xJAWSat
4Полезная нагрузка 1xOCS
5Полезная нагрузка 1xOPAL
6Полезная нагрузка 1xFalconSat 1
7Полезная нагрузка 1xASUSat
8Полезная нагрузка 1xStenSat
9Полезная нагрузка 1xMEMS Picosat
10Полезная нагрузка 1xПроект Artemis Picosats
11Ракета-носитель 1xМинитмен 2

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...-4 Deployment Optimization of a Boom for FalconSAT-3 Using Elastic Memory Composite Material... United States Air Force Academy FalconSat-3 microsat boom. Nomenclature ACS AFRL... United States Air Force Academy FalconSat-3 microsat mission, two designs from... boom configurations to meet the FalconSat-3 mission constraints and requirements. These... D. United States Air Force Academy FalconSat-3 Mission Requirements The Air Force... States Air Force Academy (USAFA) FalconSat-3 mission (see Fig. 5). Figure 5: Spacecraft..., the deployable boom for the FalconSat-3 mission is additionally required to.... In the case of the FalconSat-3 boom, there are two harmonic... − I yaw ) 1 Porb I pitch ≈ 3 Porb (3) The Falconsat-3 spacecraft will fly in a low... as possible candidates for the FalconSat-3 mission. The first candidate was... system mass parameters of the FalconSat-3 mission (see Figs. 8 and 9). This... of the test Figure 8: Proposed FalconSat-3 Two-Longeron EMC Boom. models... can be exploited. Figure 9: Proposed FalconSat-3 EMC Truss Boom Meanwhile, the... the baseline system for the FalconSat-3 mission. Frequency in Bending - fb... configuration while bolted onto the FalconSat-3 spacecraft. Finite Element Analysis (FEA... validate the conformance with the FalconSat-3 packaging envelope (see Fig. 14... to fly on the USAFA FalconSat-3 microsat mission. During the course... the baseline boom for the FalconSat-3 flight experiment. As development progressed... that qualification of a TEMBOTM EMC FalconSat-3 boom is on schedule to... EMC longerons for the baseline FalconSat-3 boom, the TEMBOTM EMC family... a Propulsive Attitude Control System on FalconSat 3,” Presented at the AIAA Space...



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... A PROPULSIVE ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEM ON FALCONSAT-3 Brian Engberg, Greg Spanjers, Peter... States Air Force Academy’s (USAFA) FalconSAT-3 (FS3) satellite, manifested for launch... strength. In the following sections, FalconSat-3, the ESPA Ring, and the... on the ESPA ring. Figure 1: FalconSat-3 with EMC Boom and MPACS... Planetary Systems Corporation, will release FalconSat-3 from the ESPA. In addition... on the MLV-06 mission. FalconSat-3 FalconSat-3 is a small satellite developed by... ring. In order to deploy FalconSat-3 into its final orbit, the... will provide the required interface. FalconSat-3 will connect to the ESPA... as the mechanical interface with FalconSat-3; the end-mass assembly, designed... to the mechanical base of FalconSat 3. It also helps to contain... located at one end and FalconSat-3 located at the other. Current... been designed for use on FalconSat-3 will provide a platform to extend...



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... up the STPS26 mission include FalconSat-5, FASTRAC, STPSat-2, O/OREOS, and RAX... satellites integrated onto the MPA. FalconSat-5 is the fifth satellite built... [37]. The primary mission of FalconSat-5 is to use its payloads... and maintain three axis stability. FalconSat-5 is equipped with four sun... angular rate. Using these sensors, FalconSat-5 estimates its attitude and uses... wheel desaturation, FalconSat-5 uses three orthogonal magnetic torque rods [37]. FalconSat-5’s attitude..., fully controllable, zero redundancy system. FalconSat-5 is the far right satellite... and perform the mission [30]. FalconSat-3 was designed and built by... United States Air Force Academy. FalconSat-3 was launched in March, 2007... Air Force Station in Florida. FalconSat-3 was designed to be a three... pointing. For active attitude estimation, FalconSat-3 uses sun sensors and magnetometers... separation from the launch vehicle, FalconSat-3 was unable to 40 reduce... attitude sensor. Though not inverted, FalconSat-3 has yet to successfully remove.... Three-Axis Attitude Control and FalconSat-5. Technical report, United States Air...



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The FalconSAT-2 Research Program Martin E. B. France, Timothy ... of a satellite in space (the FalconSAT program). FalconSAT-2 is a 19.5-kg satellite... cadets are currently working on FalconSAT-3, a 50-kg satellite due for... six to eight faculty mentors. FalconSAT is a multi-disciplinary program, including... construction, testing and preparations for FalconSAT-2. I. Introduction T HE Space Systems Research...-Centaur launch vehicle in 1997. FalconSAT-1 was a 52 Kg satellite launched... 1. 1 Figure 1. The Typical Size of a FalconSAT Team SATELLITE/ SIZE DATE LAUNCH... Signal Research Jan 2000 Minotaur FalconSAT-1 / 52 Kg Spacecraft Charging Hazards... 2006 SpaceX Falcon I Atlas V FalconSAT-2 19.5 Kg FalconSAT-3 50 Kg Ionosphere Plasma... Table 1. Summary of FalconSAT Program Milestones [2]. 2. THE STANDARDIZED FALCONSAT PROGRAM With almost... program is essential for a successful FalconSAT program. This infrastructure includes a flexible... example, the experiment flown on FalconSAT-1 was conceived and built by... credibility. The experiments on all FalconSAT missions compete for recognition across... deliverables for grading purposes. The FalconSAT program requires the cadets to... FalconSAT program see references 3, 4, and 5. Figure 3. The FalconSAT-2 Mission Architecture. FalconSAT-2 Mission Architecture FalconSAT Equipment Rack FALCONSAT GROUNDSTATION Tracking...: plasma bubbles USAFA Mission Ops FalconSAT-2 will investigate the relationship between... 4 FalconSAT-2 12 Bus + MESA Payload 3. THE FALCONSAT-2 PROGRAM A summary of the FalconSAT-2 Mission... the work of each class. FalconSAT-2 is designed to accomplish three... analyzer (MESA) instrument onboard the FalconSAT-2 spacecraft and represents a DoD Space... be used for follow-on FalconSAT missions. FalconSAT-2 (FS-2) is a 19.5 kg... Experiment Research Board (SERB). Figure 4. FalconSAT-2 Each year, the class was... 2001. Figure 5. Vibration Testing of FalconSAT-2 on the Air Force Research... 6. Cadets assembling FalconSAT-2 Figure 7. A FalconSAT-2 Team Thermal Vacuum Testing FalconSAT-2 The Flight Model... the Communications Antenna for FalconSAT-2. Figure 9 Cadets Moving FalconSAT-2 from the Thermal... Facility in California. Figure 11. FalconSAT-2 Payload Integrated Inside the SpaceX... Vehicle Operations were planned at FalconSAT Ground Station located at the... take ownership of the program. FalconSAT-2 was originally scheduled to launch... ring that could integrate to FalconSAT and other possible launch vehicles... December 2004, DARPA announced that FalconSAT-2 was manifested to fly on... (SpaceX) Corporation’s Falcon I launch vehicle. FalconSAT-2’s rapid response capability and ease... worked with SpaceX to integrate FalconSAT-2 to the launch vehicle’s payload... Colorado to the launch site! FalconSAT-2 before and after the launch... survived terminal velocity,” and want FalconSAT-2 added to its Falconry Club... at NCAA division I football games). FalconSAT-2 showed its excellent homing skills..., many former cadets from the FalconSAT program have sent e-mails expressing... importance of the valuable lessons FalconSAT teaches every day to every... classes.” 5. FUTURE FALCONSAT PROGRAMS The Engineering Model phase of FalconSAT-3 was completed... 2005 and Flight Model of FalconSAT-3 was completed by the class... from Cape Canaveral this December. FalconSAT-2 will carry 4 DoD payloads and.... The preliminary design review for FalconSAT-4 will be conducted on 12... followed for FalconSAT-2 are applied. FalconSAT-3 (ready for launch) and FalconSAT-4 conceptual design... the real product of the FalconSAT program. The exposure to solving...: Experience from the USAF Academy FalconSAT Program,” Proceedings of the 2001... Space System Analysis and Design: FalconSat-2 Applications,” presented at the 2001... 2001. 5. Richie, David J., Jerry J. Sellers, “FalconSAT-3: A Military University Satellite for Innovative..., Colorado Springs, CO, 4-6 November, 2003 6. FalconSAT-3 Critical Design Review Slide Package...: Experience form the USAF Academy FalconSAT Program,” Proceedings of the 2001... Space System Analysis and Design: FalconSat-2 Applications,” presented at the 2001...



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... operation of FalconSAT-3 launched in 2007 and check-out of FalconSAT-5 launched... Air Force Academy; USAFA; Astronautics; FalconSAT; FalconOPS; Undergraduate Engineering others are... course includes three major programs: FalconSAT; FalconLAUNCH; and FalconOPS. Astronautical Engineering...-semester timeframe encompassing nine months. FalconSAT satellites are designed and built... its funding. At this time, FalconSAT-3 has surpassed four years on... spaceflight experimentation tasks for AFRL. FalconSAT-5 is completing early orbit engineering... AFRL science and engineering objectives. FalconSAT-6 is roaring off the drawing... who are certified in both FalconSAT-3 and FalconSAT-5 crew positions. Also included... rate thruster firing data. The FalconSAT-3 team reflected on this goal... article, ORS scenarios ranging from FalconSAT-3 on-orbit software upgrades (to... (MPACS) thruster spaceflight experimentation) to FalconSAT-5 preparation for and execution of... testing to occur. On the FalconSAT front, Academic Year 2010-11... for USAFA. Additional testing of FalconSAT-3 in support of AFRL requests... most of the year, while FalconSAT-5 work included final testing, shipment... having completed testing on the FalconSAT-3 “flat-sat” simulator in the... was uploaded and activated on FalconSAT-3 and proved to cause no... the pulsed plasma thrusters operated. FALCONSAT-3 FalconSAT-3 resumed on-orbit spaceflight testing... to alter the attitude of FalconSAT-3. With this somewhat urgent and... 4Hz software was uploaded to FalconSAT-3. Five cadet crews trained for.... Figure 3. FalconSAT-5 Spacecraft and Experiments In early August 2009, the FalconSAT-5 spacecraft... and operations. Figure 2. FalconSAT-3 Software Testing before Upload FALCONSAT-5 FalconSAT-5 was emblazoned with... of the program in 2007. FalconSAT-5 is the most complex satellite... who completed the year-long FalconSAT Capstone class, have their fingerprints... 130 kilogram threeaxis stabilized satellite. FalconSat-5 is sponsored by the USAF... the handoff to the future FalconSAT and FalconOPS capstone cadets in... had the task of preparing FalconSAT-5 for launch and traveling to... FalconSAT-5. An operations team comprised of ten capstone cadets anchored the FalconSAT...-Off FALCONSAT-5 GROUND STATION PREPARATION AND READINESS Operational preparation for FalconSAT-5 had... uplink antennas previously used for FalconSAT-3. FalconSAT-5 required an S-band downlink capability... in 18 foot diameter radomes. FalconSAT-5 satellite was launched 19 Nov... pass. Figure 4. FalconSAT-5 (right) with Fellow S-26 Satellites Figure 6. FalconSAT Radomes & V/UHF... more data storage space than FalconSAT-3. The new ground station is... to contact and control FalconSAT-5. With all the FalconSAT-5 systems in place... Space Operations Center that tracks FalconSAT-5. This data is used to... angles needed to communicate with FalconSAT-5 from the USAFA ground station... CREW FORCE PREPARATION AND READINESS A FalconSAT-5 satellite operations crew consists of... However, for the most part, a FalconSAT-5 pass is ten minutes of...-quarterbacking satellite operations action! During a FalconSAT-5 pass, the CMDR sends commands... CREW FORCE EDUCATION AND TRAINING A FalconSAT-5 mission starts long before the... launch of FalconSAT-5, the 25 cadets assigned to serve as FalconSAT-5 initial... setting where they learned the FalconSAT-5 mission, objectives, and system and... hands-on training and simulations. FalconSAT-5 passes are precisely predictable and... passes they would accomplish once FalconSAT-5 was on-orbit. Checklists, procedures... as getting a good fix on FalconSAT-5 for orbit determination, was a challenge.... Time was not on Team FalconSAT-5’s side, so a procedure was quickly... “find” FalconSAT-5’s signal. The SSE, C1C Jerra Turner, announced that FalconSAT-5 was... name into FalconSAT folklore as he aimed the Yagi towards FalconSAT-5 almost 1000 kilometers (line-of-sight) away and FalconSAT-5’s downlink... displays. First contact was made-FalconSAT-5 was functioning well. The cadet... confirmed the signal chain with a FalconSAT-3 pass that happened to occur... was used to search for FalconSAT-5’s downlink assuming the bird was... and Mentors Conduct FalconSAT-5 Pass The first day of FalconSAT-5 operations was... out and charge” configuration puts FalconSAT-5 in a safe low power condition... your mission progress with the FalconSAT-5 spacecraft on orbit. There must... continued checkout and commissioning. Since FalconSAT-5’s first successful contact, cadet crews... D-cell batteries that formed FalconSAT-5’s electrical power system. FalconSAT-5 was launched into... included commands to further “birth” FalconSAT-5 and after each pass a data... 13. Focus and Determination During a FalconSAT-5 Mission GRADUATES EXPERIENCED AND READY... the USAFA space programs like FalconSAT and FalconOPS prepare tomorrow’s responsive... “Firecode” that powers off all FalconSAT-5 systems including the spacecraft processor... in new requests to build FalconSAT-6 and other follow-on systems.... In fact, SMC sponsors two FalconSAT graduates per year with scholarships...



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... The payload of a micro-satellite (FalconSAT-2) ............................................................................. 50 WAAS APV response to... forecasting of the space environment. FalconSAT-3 is an example of a student... turbulence on different scale sizes. FalconSAT-3, which was designed, built, and... the payload of the earlier FalconSAT-2 micro-satellite. The payload is..., onboard computer, and solar cells. FalconSAT-2 was delivered to the launch... 3-5. The payload of a micro-satellite (FalconSAT-2). Slightly larger satellites—the 200...



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... Subsystem Thermal Modeling for the FalconSat-5 Microspacecraft Shawn Laabs Dept. of... thermal requirements are maintained during FalconSat-5’s useful life and flight operations... during flight operations of the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. Thermal Desktop® was used... temperature of the surroundings Introduction FALCONSAT-5 is a 180 kg microsatellite designed... United States Air Force Academy. FalconSat-5 is constructed as a rectangular box... a secondary payload on a launch vehicle1. FalconSat-5 can be classified as a microsatellite.... Three unique payloads on board FalconSat-5 are iMESA, WISPERS and the... flight operations of the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. Although FalconSat-5 is a small satellite, the... large thermal effect on the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. Simple preliminary analyses showed... the strict thermal requirements within FalconSat-5, a high fidelity thermal model is... for the FalconSat-5 Microspacecraft important to the flight operations of FalconSat-5. Due... time, payloads and components of FalconSat-5 must be closely monitored to... and analyze a thermal model of FalconSat-5. Usually these codes are considered... Force Academy, such as the FalconSat-2, were thermally analyzed using MatLab.... ο் ܳሶ௖௢௡ௗ ൌ ݇௧ ‫ܣ‬ଵ ο௫ ସ ሻ ܳሶ௥௔ௗ ൌ ߝߪ‫ܣ‬ሺܶ௦ସ െ ܶ௦௨௥௥ (1) (2) Thermal Model of FalconSat-5 The thermal model of FalconSat-5 has a relatively high..., the thermal model accurately reflects FalconSat-5 with representative spacecraft materials and... to flight operations before the FalconSat-5 microsatellite is in orbit. When... met throughout the life of FalconSat-5, a parametric, thermal analysis that accounts... Subsystem Thermal Modeling for the FalconSat-5 Microspacecraft heat dissipation created during... evaluates the external heating environment FalconSat-5 will encounter due to heat... model, a preliminary analysis on the FalconSat-5 microsatellite was conducted. This preliminary... thermal model representing the true FalconSat-5 and its flight operations, a full.... A critical experimental package on-board FalconSat-5 includes the Hall-effect and... the thermal requirements of all FalconSat-5 components. Figure 5. Battery Box Temperature... Subsystem Thermal Modeling for the FalconSat-5 Microspacecraft seconds. Figure 4 shows that... WISPERS payloads, are caused by FalconSat-5 traveling into and out of... thermal model of the complete FalconSat-5 microsatellite was necessary due to... level of fidelity in the FalconSat-5 model, developed as a result of... the propulsion subsystem of the FalconSat-5 microsatellite, which the model analyzes... of heat dissipation within the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. Revisions to flight operations... initial parametric analysis of the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. It was initially suggested... thermal model of the entire FalconSat-5 microsatellite was essential due to... unique propulsion subsystem and the FalconSat-5 microsatellite, and vice versa. The... the flight operations of the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. The higher fidelity model... Modeling and Design at USAFA: FalconSat-2 Applications,” Aerospace Conference Proceedings, 2002...



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... Subsystem Thermal Modeling for the FalconSat-5 Microspacecraft Shawn Laabs Dept. of... thermal requirements are maintained during FalconSat-5’s useful life and flight operations... during flight operations of the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. Thermal Desktop® was used... temperature of the surroundings Introduction FALCONSAT-5 is a 180 kg microsatellite designed... United States Air Force Academy. FalconSat-5 is constructed as a rectangular box... a secondary payload on a launch vehicle1. FalconSat-5 can be classified as a microsatellite.... Three unique payloads on board FalconSat-5 are iMESA, WISPERS and the... flight operations of the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. Although FalconSat-5 is a small satellite, the... large thermal effect on the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. Simple preliminary analyses showed... the strict thermal requirements within FalconSat-5, a high fidelity thermal model is... for the FalconSat-5 Microspacecraft important to the flight operations of FalconSat-5. Due... time, payloads and components of FalconSat-5 must be closely monitored to... and analyze a thermal model of FalconSat-5. Usually these codes are considered... Force Academy, such as the FalconSat-2, were thermally analyzed using MatLab.... ο் ܳሶ௖௢௡ௗ ൌ ݇௧ ‫ܣ‬ଵ ο௫ ସ ܳሶ௥௔ௗ ൌ ߝߪ‫ܣ‬ሺܶ௦ସ െ ܶ௦௨௥௥ ሻ (1) (2) Thermal Model of FalconSat-5 The thermal model of FalconSat-5 has a relatively high..., the thermal model accurately reflects FalconSat-5 with representative spacecraft materials and... to flight operations before the FalconSat-5 microsatellite is in orbit. When... met throughout the life of FalconSat-5, a parametric, thermal analysis that accounts... Subsystem Thermal Modeling for the FalconSat-5 Microspacecraft heat dissipation created during... evaluates the external heating environment FalconSat-5 will encounter due to heat... model, a preliminary analysis on the FalconSat-5 microsatellite was conducted. This preliminary... thermal model representing the true FalconSat-5 and its flight operations, a full.... A critical experimental package on-board FalconSat-5 includes the Hall-effect and... the thermal requirements of all FalconSat-5 components. Figure 5. Battery Box Temperature... Subsystem Thermal Modeling for the FalconSat-5 Microspacecraft seconds. Figure 4 shows that... WISPERS payloads, are caused by FalconSat-5 traveling into and out of... thermal model of the complete FalconSat-5 microsatellite was necessary due to... level of fidelity in the FalconSat-5 model, developed as a result of... the propulsion subsystem of the FalconSat-5 microsatellite, which the model analyzes... of heat dissipation within the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. Revisions to flight operations... initial parametric analysis of the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. It was initially suggested... thermal model of the entire FalconSat-5 microsatellite was essential due to... unique propulsion subsystem and the FalconSat-5 microsatellite, and vice versa. The... the flight operations of the FalconSat-5 microsatellite. The higher fidelity model... Modeling and Design at USAFA: FalconSat-2 Applications,” Aerospace Conference Proceedings, 2002...



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... small). This nano-satellite, dubbed FalconSat-2, is currently ahead of schedule..., and testing a nano-satellite dubbed FalconSat-2 (FS-2). FS-2 is currently ahead... are key leaders on the FalconSat-2 Program Team: Air Force Lt... Engineer, FalconSAT-2; Cadet First Class Jereme Estes, Cadet Program Manager, FalconSat-2; and... Support and Logistics, FalconSat-2. In the center is the FalconSat-2 nano-satellite... of major weapons systems—the FalconSat-2 program uniquely prepares cadets to... on these responsibilities. In the FalconSat-2 program, a cadet program manager is... of this course is that FalconSat is ranked 21 of 34... Research (AFOSR) contributes funding to FalconSat because of their keen interest... depletions in the ionosphere. The FalconSat program depends on generous funding... shop support and expertise. Challenges FalconSat-2 faces challenges that are not... (“firsties”). As a result, new Inside FalconSat-2 Nano-Satellite Antenna MESA Sensors... Cadet Program Manager for the FalconSat-2 program and academically ranked the... FALCONSAT-2 NANO-SATELLITE “IT TAKES A TEAM” Cadet First Class Jereme Estes, FalconSat... above are members of the FalconSat-2 Program Team working on the... are incredible advantages as well. FalconSat-2 gains a group of cadets that... FalconSat-2 project. Recognizing the challenges of training a new staff each year, FalconSat... “trial by fire.” Additionally, as FalconSat-2 approaches their summer 2002 delivery... the success of FalconSat-2. The initial choice in the FalconSat procurement strategy..., and support staff. Considering the FalconSat-2 program management team is parttime... budget and schedule constraints, the FalconSat Program CADET FIRST CLASS LUKE... Cadet Chief Engineer for the FalconSat-2 program and academically ranked the... in late 2000 when the FalconSat Program Office first approached a government... for space requirements, slowly the FalconSat Program Office learned that this... a request for proposal (RFP), the FalconSat Program Office considered two other... criteria. In March 2001, the FalconSat Program Office placed a call to.... In early June 2001, the FalconSat Program Office awarded a contract for... RFP period was complete, the FalconSat Program Office selected those vendors... way to approach acquisition for FalconSat-2. Rather than spending valuable resources...—Lift Off Where does the FalconSat-2 program go from here? Active... meet with the success that FalconSat-2 has enjoyed. But the cadets... the Space Shuttle of the FalconSat-2 nano-satellite. The new launch...



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...………………………………………………………………25 Figure 12. FALCONSAT-2……………………………………………………………………...31 Figure 13. FALCONSAT-3……………………………………………………………………..32 iv List of... the basis for the Academy’s FalconSAT-2 spacecraft (see 2 Appendix A). Figure 2. Russian... Operations Center (SOC) for the FalconSAT-2 mission (see Appendix A) consists of... Academy Astronautics curriculum is the FalconSAT and FalconLAUNCH Programs. One goal... Defense (DoD) space experiments. Through FalconSAT or FalconLAUNCH participation, cadets are... Academy’s first “free flyer” satellite, FalconSAT-1 was launched on January 14... several other university-built microsatellites. FalconSAT-1 flew the DoD-supported Charging... it was considered a technical failure, FalconSAT-1 represented an academic success for... outcome. Cadets designed and built FalconSAT-1’s payload and subsystems, and they... operations. The lessons learned from FalconSat-1 motivated significant structural change to... hardware in the development of FalconSat-2. The FalconSat-2 design is based on... something the new FalconSAT-N program is evolving towards. FalconSAT-2 is the first... with FalconSat-1, a major change in design philosophy was adopted for FalconSAT-2 and... Surrey Nanosatellite Application Program (SNAP). FalconSAT-2 has experienced enormous success in...-flight method employed during FalconSat-1. Figure 12: FalconSAT-2 is shown in the... launch. As of this writing, FalconSAT-2 is complete and awaiting launch... on to the next project—FalconSAT-3. 32 Larger (50-kg, compared... kg) and more complex than FalconSAT-2, FalconSAT-3 will carry three DoD SERB... similar to the experiment on FalconSAT-2 but with far greater range... spacecraft’s movement through the ionosphere. FalconSAT-3 is currently in critical design... of FalconSAT-3 is shown in Figure 13. 5T Figure 13: FalconSAT-3 carries... system. So far, the Academy’s FalconSAT and FalconLAUNCH programs have been.... Furthermore, the lifecycle of the FalconSAT missions, for example, is around...