BHUTAN-1 (BIRDS-2)

BHUTAN-1
Name BHUTAN-1 (BIRDS-2)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Reentry 2020-11-18. Was operational (Last SatNOGS report with AFSK data 2019-04-16 checked on 2019-05-26)
Launched 2018-06-29
NORAD ID 43591
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Falcon 9 (CRS-15)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2018-08-10
Organisation -
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation (HQ) Bhutan
Nation (AIT) Japan
Manufacturer AIVT by Kyushu Institute of Technology
Launch brokerer JAXA
Oneliner

Amateur radio communications and educational training.

Description

Provide digital message relay service to the amateur radio community by means of an APRS digipeater onboard. Demonstrate a store-and-forward (S&F) system. Take photographs of the country, to study the situation of the glacier and lakes, and to do some basic communications.

Sources [1] [2]

Last modified: 2022-12-29
Detailed BHUTAN-1 entry in the Database
Full Nanosats Database (much more data)

Feel free to connect at any time.

Created by Erik Kulu

Email: erik.kulu@nanosats.eu
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/erikkulu

Social Platforms

LinkedIn: Nanosats
Twitter: @nanosatellites

Sister Websites

NewSpace Index: newspace.im
Factories in Space: factoriesinspace.com

Copyright © 2014 - 2023 Erik Kulu