SaganSat0 Satellite

Satellite name SaganSat0 (SaganSat No. 0)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status not launched, expected in 2024
Launcher Falcon 9, (Cygnus), (NG-21), ?
Organization Saga Prefectural Space and Science Museum
Institution Non-profit
Entity type Academic / Education
Country Japan

Dice space voyage, Infrared camera, Space radiation measurement, Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) Digipeater.


List of missions supported by SaganSat0

  1. Dice space voyage (Educational) Two cameras are installed in Y-axis panel minus and plus directions for capturing the entire 360° (horizontal and vertical). By combining the two pictures, a full-dome image can be obtained.
  2. Infrared camera (Educational) Taking infrared pictures of the Earth to observe the amount and distribution of clouds.
  3. Space radiation measurement (Educational) Gamma-ray measurement data is downlinked as digital data.
  4. Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) Digipeater (Amateur) APRS transceiver onboard provides digital message relay service to the amateur radio community by means of digital repeating. Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) Digipeater: APRS wiil provide digital message relay services to the amateur radio community by means of digital repeating. By setting a timer as a reserved command, it can be made to function at the time it passes over any country for up to 17 hours a day. 
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Last modified: 2024-05-29

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