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Also called OTB 3 (Orbital Test Bed)


Designation 54023 / 22127A
Launch date 7 Oct 2022
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Perigee/Apogee 750 km sunsynchronous
Inclination 98.3°
Period 99.9 min
Launch vehicle Electron #23

For General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems, Colorado. The satellite bus was paid by NOAA.

Carries the Argos 4 payload from CNES. Argos is used for data gathering for multiple missions such as wildlife monitoring, oceanography, climatology, etc.
Also carries an radiation monitor (radmon)

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Technical data


Prime contractor General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems
Platform GAzelle
Mass at launch 118 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime 5 years

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