Rogue Space marks its inaugural test voyage aboard Transporter-9.

Farhan Shabir
By Farhan Shabir 2 Min Read

Rogue Space Systems, a three-time-old incipiency developing small satellites for in- route servicing, launched its first demonstrator. 11 on the SpaceX Transporter- 9 rideshare charge.

SpaceX launched further than 100 satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket that lifted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.

Rogue’s spacecraft, named Barry- 1, will test the company’s on- board computing software and its capability to aggregate data from multiple detectors and process that data in real time, Rogue Space said. The data cipher platform was developed with backing from theU.S. Space Force’s Orbital Prime program.

The fund-size Barry- 1 cargo was erected on a platform handed by EnduroSat, a Bulgarian cubesat specialist, and integrated into an Exolaunch EXOpod Nova deployer.

Rogue Space, grounded in Gilford, New Hampshire, has won several Space Force Small Business Innovation Research( SBIR) contracts for technologies in support of satellite-servicing vehicles, similar to a cubesat dispenser and a glamorous system for stabilizing tumbling space objects.

During the Barry-1-1- 1 deployment, Rogue will test internal and client-developed algorithms as it collects data on colorful aspects of spaceflight. It also will test client loads from the propulsion incipiency IVO. The company is developing so- called IVO Quantum Drive electric propulsion technology for low- Earth route spacecraft.

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