SPIRONE Satellite

Spacecraft SPIRONE
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 2U
Status not launched, expected in 2025
Launcher not launched
Organization Sejong University
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Headquarters South Korea

IR camera array and transponder.

  1. Using an IR camera array, it detects marine plastic and takes pictures. (Secondary mission). Globally, marine plastic has become an issue that can no longer be ignored. SPIRONE will be able to contribute to the understanding of garbage distribution for the collection of marine plastic. And the data collected by satellite will be helpful in cleaning up marine debris.
  2. The satellite will act as a transponder, receiving signals from the ground station and transmitting them via the S-band. SPIRONE broadcast beacon signals modulated by GMSK on UHF. It can be used for amateur radio communication training.
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Last modified: 2024-05-29

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