JAWSAT

Summary

JAWSAT
JAWSAT (OSCAR 39).jpg
COSPAR ID2000-004A
SATCAT no.26061Edit this on Wikidata
Start of mission
Launch dateJanuary 27, 2000
Launch siteVandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB)
 

The Joint Air Force-Weber State University Satellite (JAWSAT) is an American military mini-satellite launched aboard a Minotaur rocket on January 27, 2000 from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California.[1] After its own launch, JAWSAT deployed four microsatellites: FalconSAT-1, OCSE, OPAL, and ASUSat.[2] JAWSAT also carried NASA's Plasma Experiment Satellite Test (PEST).

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ham operators will get to help NASA with space experiment". NASA Science. November 4, 1999. Archived from the original on April 7, 2014. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
  2. ^ "SPACEWARN Bulletin Number 555". NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive. NASA. February 1, 2000. Retrieved April 7, 2014.