Satellite name ONDOSAT-OWL-1 (OWL-1, OWLSAT- 1)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 0.5U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher Falcon 9, (Transporter-10)
Organization ONDO Space
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Country Mongolia
Partners Mongolian Radio Sport Federation (MRSF)

Imaging Mission (OVCAM) and Store & Forward (S&F) mission. Demonstrate CubeSat platform technologies.



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ONDOSAT-OWL-1 is a 0.5U cubesat and will be the first satellite of collabration project of ondo space llc and Mongolian Radio Sport Federation (MRSF). ONDOSAT-OWL-1 is a part of the ONDOSAT-OWL CubeSat constellation of two satellites, along with ONDOSAT-OWL-1 and ONDOSAT-OWL-2.

Main mission provides a message store-and-forward capability to the amateur operators on amatuer UHF band.

The mission objective is to demonstrate S&F operations, including scheduled and unscheduled uplink of S&F data from amateur radio operators in Mongolia and all over the globe. The data will be stored onboard and transmitted to compatible ground stations in Mongolia. The purpose of the mission is to provide the amateur radio community in Mongolia with a reliable satellite platform to evaluate their uplink equipment by sending S&F messages to the satellite and validate a successful downlinks.

Besides this mission, The ONDOSAT-OWL CubeSats are to broadcast encrypted short messages through its beacon within the 435-438MHz frequency band. This mission offers the amateur radio community the chance to decode these messages using a publicly accessible key provided on the official ONDOSAT-OWL website. Accomplished individuals who successfully decrypt the messages will be recognized on the official website and will receive a special QSL card as a token of achievement from the ONDOSAT-OWL project.

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