Beginning Of The Swarm (ACS3 & NeonSat-1) Mission

Mission patch Beginning of the Swarm

Launch Status


Date & Time

23 Apr, 10:32pm



Launch Service Provider



Beginning Of The Swarm (ACS3 & NeonSat-1)

Mission Type

Dedicated Rideshare


Low Earth Orbit

NASA's Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3) is a technology demonstration mission tasked with deploying a composite boom solar sail. NeonSat-1 is a high-resolution optical satellite by South Korea's KAIST that will be deployed as a technology demonstration for a planned future Earth observation constellation.

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Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab - 'Beginning Of The Swarm' Launch

Last Update: Launch success.

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