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AC7-1000_ISO_1Optical Communication and Sensor Demonstration (OCSD)

Mission at a Glance

OCSD Constellation

3 CubeSats: 1 Pathfinder (October 8, 2015), 2 Mission (Spring 2016)

OCSD Size

1.5-unit (1.5U)

4 inches x 4 inches x 6.7 inches (or 10 cm x 10 cm x 17 cm)

OCSD Weight

Approximately 5 pounds (or 2.25 kg)

OCSD Team

The Aerospace Corporation developed the spacecraft and manages the OCSD mission. NASA’s Small Spacecraft Technology Program (under its Space Technology Mission Directorate) funded the OCSD mission.