ASRTU-1 Satellite

Name ASRTU-1
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher Sojuz
Organization Harbin Institute of Technology
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Country China

Educational mission from with camera from Russian and Chinese university students.


Designed by Russian and Chinese university students for education and amateur radio. The amateur radio station onboard ASRTU-1 will provide telecommand uplink and telemetry / digital image downlink. 

A new SDR based transceiver was developed for ASRTU-1 to provide communication and experiment resources to radio amateurs, including a V/U FM transponder, a UHF telemetry downlink and a 10.5G image downlink. The satellite will also provide an open telecommand to allow radio amateurs to send commands to control the satellite to take and download images.

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Last modified: 2023-12-15

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