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Demonstration and Science Experiments

DSX
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DSX computer model
Mission typeTechnology demonstration
OperatorAFRL
Spacecraft properties
BusESPA ring + 2 SN-200
ManufacturerSierra Nevada Corporation
(formerly MicroSat Systems)
 

Demonstration and Science Experiments (DSX) is a small spacecraft developed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Space Vehicles Directorate to perform experiments to demonstrate the ability to operate in medium Earth orbit.[1]

Payload

DSX will perform three experiments:

  • Wave Particle Interaction Experiment
  • Space Weather Experiment
  • Space Environmental Effects Experiment

References

  1. ^ "Sierra Nevada Science Missions". Sierra Nevada Corporation. Archived from the original on 2015-02-14. Retrieved 2015-02-14.

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