LilacSat-1 (Zidingxiang-1, BE02, CN02)

Name LilacSat-1 (Zidingxiang-1, BE02, CN02)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status Reentry 2019-03-28. Was operational (Last W2RTV report 2019-03-23)
Launched 2017-04-18
NORAD ID 42725
Deployer NRCSD (NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer) [Quad-M]
Launcher Atlas V (QB50)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2017-05-26
Organisation Harbin Institute of Technology
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation China
Launch brokerer Nanoracks

Part of QB50 to study lower termosphere.


QB50. An Ion-Neutral Mass Spectrometer (INMS). It is a standard payload of QB50 for upper atmosphere science. A V/U APRS digipeater. It is open for amateur use. It will support both real-time repeating and store-forward mode. A thermal infrared camera. It is open for amateur use. Any licensed radio amateur can send a telecommand to take an image and download the data.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
Detailed LilacSat-1 entry in the Database
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