Name LEDSAT (LED-based Satellite)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status Operational (According to radio amateurs on SatNOGS as of 2021-08-18)
Launched 2021-08-17
NORAD ID 49069
Deployer PSL / PSL-P (Picosatellite Launcher) [Astrofein]
Launcher Vega (VV19)
Organisation Sapienza University of Rome
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Italy
Oneliner Equipped with LEDs and retroreflectors for optical tracking from ground.
Results The CubeSat switched on successfully after the deployment and all the parameters received through the telemetry were nominal. The LEDs payload was successfully switched on and observed by the S5Lab optical ground station network just 3 days after the deployment, proving the capability to detect the LEDs from ground.
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Last modified: 2022-01-01
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