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UoSAT-2
UoSAT-2: The Mission

UoSAT-2: The Mission

UoSAT-2 was the second satellite from the University of Surrey and carried the first operational digital Store and Forward communications payload, a telemetry downlink at 148.825MHz 1200bps, a prototype CCD camera, and an S-band beacon operating at 2401.5MHz.

No longer operational, it was launched on a Thor Delta launcher on the 1st March 1984 into a 98.25 degree inclined 679 x 697km orbit. It has box shaped dimensions 580 x 360 x 360mm, and weighs 60kg.

Satellite Data

Name:
UoSAT-2

Customer:
University of Surrey

Mission:
Communications

Mass:
60kg

Platform:

Launch Data

Launch Date:
1st March 1984

Launch Site:
VAFB, USA

Launcher:
THOR DELTA

Orbit:

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