Tigrisat

Tigrisat
Tigrisat
Name Tigrisat
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status Operational (Last PA5OXW report 2019-04-22 checked on 2019-05-25)
Launched 2014-06-19
NORAD ID 40043
Deployer PEPPOD, GPOD (GAUSS Picosatellites Orbital Deployer) [GAUSS]
Launcher Dnepr
Deployment Deployed from UniSat-6 on 2014-06-20
Organisation Sapienza University of Rome
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation Italy
Launch brokerer GAUSS
Oneliner

Detect dust storms over Iraq with camera.

Description

Detect dust storms over Iraq. The 3U CubeSat features a RGB camera with a new scripted algorithm for dust detection. It has a deployable VHF/UHF antenna for telemetry telecommand and beacon and a S-Band antenna. Embedded magnetic coils inside solar panels provide attitude control to enable nadir pointing. Tigrisat transmits images to two ground stations, one located in Rome and another in Baghdad.

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Last modified: 2022-12-29
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