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Polar Orbiting Passive Atmospheric Calibration Sphere


Designation 39268 / 13055D
39269 / 13055E
39270 / 13055F
Launch date 29 Sep 2013
Country of origin United States
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 332/1475 km
Inclination 81°
Period 103 min
Launch vehicle Falcon 9 #11
Launch site Vandenberg

This is a 3U cubesat which released 3 passive spheres (0.1m diameter aluminium) to mesure the effects of solar flared and coronal mass ejections in the ionosphere.

Funded by various private organisations and universities.

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