ODERACS (Orbital Debris Radar Calibration Sphere)
ODERACS (Orbital Debris Radar Calibration Sphere) is a series of microsatellites launched from the Space Shuttle to help calibrate ground-based radar used for keeping track of spacecraft debris in orbit.
|spacecraft||deployment date||mission||orbit||mass (kg)|
|ODERACS A-F||Feb 3, 1994||STS-60||327-338 × 352-356 km × 57.0°||1-5|
|ODERACS 2 A-F||Feb 4, 1995||STS-63||177-268 × 179-280 km × 51.6°||1-5|