ITASAT 1 (ITASAT-1)

ITASAT 1
ITASAT 1
ITASAT 1
ITASAT 1
ITASAT 1
Name ITASAT 1 (ITASAT-1)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status Semi-operational (Last JA0CAW report 2019-03-20 and last SatNOGS report 2019-05-26, but the linked website is describing issues. Checked 2019-05-26)
Launched 2018-12-03
NORAD ID 43786
Deployer QuadPack (XL) [ISISpace]
Launcher Falcon 9 (Spaceflight SSO-A, SHERPA)
Organisation Technological Institute of Aeronautics
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Brazil
Launch brokerer ISILaunch
Oneliner

Test Brazilian data collection transponder for the Brazilian Data Collection System and Argos System.

Description

It carries several experimental payloads: a data collection system, a GPS receiver and a camera system providing a ground resolution of about 80 m. Test a national (Brazilian) development of a data collection transponder compatible with the Brazilian Data Collection System and with the Argos System. - Test a national (Brazilian) GPS receiver. Test a national (Brazilian) sensor board, with an IMU (3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis magnetometer and 3-axis gyrometer) and a gama and x ray sensor. Test a camera for Earth imagery. Perform a communication experiment with the amateur radio community, where the satellite will be able to receive, store and forward (under request) a number of SMP messages from/to an amateur radio.

Failure cause Batteries not working in eclipse causing resets, which wipes uplinked configuration changes
Sources [1] [2] [3] [4]
Photo Sources [1] [2]

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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