CARBONITE-4

CARBONITE-4

Alpha TBD - 2024

Carbonite 4 or CBNT 4 is a planned microsatellite for technology demostrations built by SSTL.The mission will serve to demonstrate new earth observation sensors.A Firefly Alpha rocket will launch the CARBONITE-4 mission. The launch date is currently targeted for 2024.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameCARBONITE-4
Launch SiteSLC-2W, Vandenberg SFB, California, United States
Launch VehicleAlpha
AgencyFirefly Aerospace
Launch DateTBD - 2024
A Firefly Alpha rocket will launch the CARBONITE-4 mission. The launch date is currently targeted for 2024. Carbonite-4 or CBNT 4 is a planned microsatellite for technology demostrations built by SSTL. The mission will serve to demonstrate new earth observation sensors.

Launch Vehicle - Alpha

Height29 m (95 ft)
Diameter1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Mass54000 Kg (119000 lb)
Stages2
Payload To LEO1030 Kg (2270 lb)
Payload To SSO630 Kg (1390 lb)
Fairing Diameter2.2 m 7.2 ft
Thrust736 kN
Sun Synchronous Capacity630 Kg
PropellantRP-1 / LOX
Propellant FeedTurbopump
Engine2