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Athena



General


Designation 46275 / 20061D
Launch date 3 Sep 2020
Country of origin United States
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 517 km sun-synchronous
Inclination 97.5°
Period 95 min
Launch vehicle Vega #16

Satellite to experiment with technology to build a LEO telecommunication service in E-band (60-90 GHz, more specifically in 71-76 GHz and 81-86 GHz).

Owned by PointView Tech LLC, a Facebook subsidiary.

Carries a 140m resolution camera

External resources


sat-index articles


n2yo.com tracking


Technical data



Specifications


Prime contractor Maxar?
Platform SS/L-100
Mass at launch 138 kg
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