Technology Development Satellite

Pleiades Yearling is a 1U CubeSat, the third satellite launched by the Bronco Space student organization at California Polytechnic State University, Pomona.

Name of SatellitePléiades Yearling
PurposeTechnology Development
ContractorAirbus Defense and Space
Country of ContractorFrance
Launch Mass (kg.)1
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)488
Date of Launch15.04.2023
Launch SiteVandenberg AFB
Launch VehicleFalcon 9
COSPAR Number2023-054AG
NORAD Number56208

Pleiades Yearling Technology Development Satellite is constructed using the PROVES (Pleiades Rapid Orbital Verification Experimental System), which provides a 1U high CubeSat.


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