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R3D2


Radio Frequency Risk Reduction Deployment Demonstration

General


Designation 44073 / 19016A
Launch date 28 Mar 2019
Country of origin United States
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 428/444 km
Inclination 39.5°
Period 93.2 min
Launch vehicle Electron #5

For US DARPA

Aims to test a new type of membrane reflect array antenna. The antenna, made of a tissue-thin Kapton membrane, packs tightly for stowage during launch and then will deploy to its full size of 2.25 meters in diameter once it reaches orbit.
150 kg at launch

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Prime contractor Northrop Grumman
Platform Blue Canyon Technology
Mass at launch 150 kg
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