BackForward Satellite Programme: Coordinated Ionospheric Reconstruction CubeSat Experiment 

Programme details
Programme description
  • A two-satellite constellation to characterize the short-timescale dynamics in the ionosphere.
  • A collaborative programme between the UK Space Agency and the US Naval Research Laboratory with both UK and US instruments
  • The constellation consists of two near-identical 6U cubesats
  • In a circular 555 km ± 10 km orbit with a 90º ±5º inclination
  • More details here
Data circulation

To be determined

Agencies UKSANRL
Programme lifetime 2023 - 2025
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned