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NASA cubesat bumped from rideshare launch because of orbital debris mitigation concerns


NASA cubesat bumped from rideshare launch because of orbital debris mitigation concerns A NASA cubesat was removed from a recent rideshare launch opportunity on a U.S. Space Force mission because the spacecraft could not meet guidelines for deorbiting at the end of its life. The GTOSat mission, developed by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, was manifested to fly as a secondary payload on the Atlas 5 launch of the SBIRS GEO-6 missile-warning satellite. The SBIRS satellite was successfully launched Aug. 4.   More



(Source: SpaceNews - Aug 11)

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