CosmoGirlSat Satellite

Name CosmoGirlSat
Form factor CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher not launched
Organisation CosmoGirl Satellite Project
Institution Non-profit
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Japan

Amateur radio mission with a camera.


The missions of CosmoGirl-Sat are:

  • Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) Digipeater APRS shall provide digital message relay service to the amateur radio community by means of digipeating. APRS digipeater service is provided over the major continental area.
  • Picture Data Transmission The satellite carries a high resolution camera, which can take pictures of the earth. The pictures can be downloaded to the ground stations.
  • Short Text Message Transmission Short text messages uplinked on UHF signals by amateurs are stored on the satellite. UHF request command from the ground station triggers the downlink of the stored messages. One stored message is randomly picked up and downlinked to amateur radio stations on GMSK signal. 
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Last modified: 2024-05-29

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