Horizons (RS59S, Space-PI, Space π)

Horizons
Spacecraft Horizons (RS59S, Space-PI, Space π)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher Sojuz
Organisation Baltic State Technical University “VOENMEH”
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Headquarters Russia
Oneliner

Demonstrating spacecraft platform technologies and amateur radio mission.

Description
  1. Will employ a deployable solar panel.
  2. Electronic components testing unit.
  3. Flywheel satellite attitude control unit.
  4. S-band communications unit with Earth remote sensing functionality.
    Radio amateurs across the world will be able to receive images from onboard cameras and telemetry data. Images will be transmitted on UHF link using GEOSCAN framing. Images can be decoded using commonly available tools. Transmission of images will also take place on S and X bands. For S-band transmission LoRa modulation will be used. X-band downlink will be using DVB-S2. Decoders will be published online, per downlink activation. 
Sources [1] [2]
Photo sources [1]
COTS subsystems
  • PLATFORM - Geoscan
Subsystems sources [1]

Last modified: 2023-10-17

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