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?Civil or defense satellite bus for use in ?LEO orbit and launch by ?Pegasus or Minotaur I, IV or C. Lifetime ??1-5 years and delivery possible ?16-36 months after receipt of order. Electrical system solar cells, average power 750W

Status: Operational 2014. First Launch: 2014-04-30. Last Launch: 2014-07-02. Number: 2 . Gross mass: 500 kg (1,100 lb).


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OrbView 4 Earth observing satellite built by Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) for OrbImage, USA. Launched 2001. Used the LEOStar-2 bus.

SORCE American solar satellite. Earth science satellite built by Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) for NASA, USA. Launched 2003. Used the LEOStar-2 bus.

Galex American ultraviolet astronomy satellite. The Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) was an orbiting space telescope that was to observe galaxies in ultraviolet wavelengths. Astronomy, UV satellite built by Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) for NASA, USA. Launched 2003. Used the LEOStar-2 bus.

AIM (SMEX 9) Atmospheric science satellite built by Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) for NASA, USA. Launched 2007. Used the LEOStar-2 bus.

OCO Orbiting Carbon Observatory. Launched 2009.02.24, Earth Science satellite built by Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) for NASA, USA. Launched 2009 - 2014. Used the LEOStar-2 bus.

NuSTAR (SMEX 11) Astronomy, X-ray satellite built by Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) for NASA, USA. Launched 2012. Used the LEOStar-2 bus.

GEMS (SMEX 13) Particle imaging satellite built by Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. Used the LEOStar-2 bus.

ICON (Helio-EX 1) Research, ionosphere satellite built by Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) for University of California, Berkeley for NASA. Used the LEOStar-2 bus.

OCO 3 Earth Science satellite operated by NASA, USA.

TESS (Astro-EX 1) Astronomy, visible satellite built by Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) for MIT for NASA. Used the LEOStar-2 bus.

Family: Surveillance. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Thor, Delta 7320-10C, Vega. Launch Sites: Vandenberg SLC2W, Kourou ELV. Bibliography: 12758.

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