LilacSat-2 Satellite

Spacecraft LilacSat-2 (Zidingxiang-2, CAS 3H)
Type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 10 kg
Status Operational (Last SatNOGS report with data 2023-06-08 as of 2023-06-08)
Launched 2015-09-19
NORAD ID 40908
Deployer Custom
Launcher Long March 6 (CZ-6)
Organisation Harbin Institute of Technology
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Country China

Education, amateur radio communication and technology demonstration.


Education, amateur radio communication and technology demonstration. Provides hands-on experience for students who would not otherwise have the opportunity to build flight hardware for a space mission. 4 mission payloads: 1. A V/U amateur radio SDR platform. It can be configured as an FM repeater or an APRS digipeater.It will also provide a VHF CW beacon and UHF 9k6 BPSK telemetry downlink 2. An SDR based multi-band receiver, for reception and decoding of signals from AIS, ADS-B, etc. 3. An FPGA software testing platform. 4. A thermal infrared camera.

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Keywords AIS, ADS-B
Space photos LilacSat-2


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