RWASAT-1 (Rwanda Satellite-1)

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Name RWASAT-1 (Rwanda Satellite-1)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Reentry 2022-04-27. Was operational? (Report about S-band from Scott Tilley as of 2020-02-05)
Launched 2019-09-24
NORAD ID 44790
Deployer J-SSOD (JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher H-IIB (H2B)
Deployment Deployed from ISS on 2019-11-20
Organisation Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA)
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation (HQ) Rwanda
Nation (AIT) Japan
Manufacturer AIVT by University of Tokyo
Oneliner

Developing space engineering capacity in Rwanda with cameras and IoT payload.

Description

Developing space engineering capacity in Rwanda. It has two cameras for monitoring agriculture status. An antenna for data collection. A sensor may be placed into the ground and information from ground is transmitted to the satellite and later beamed back to control centres.

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Last modified: 2023-01-06
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