Quetzal-1
Mission information
Name
Quetzal-1
Alternate Names
Guatesat 1
NORAD ID
45598
Website
https://www.uvg.edu.gt/cubesat-en/
Operator
UVG - Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
Country of Origin

Guatemala

Status
Satellite alive
Operational

Satellite is in orbit and operational

Image
Quetzal-1
Mission timeline
Launch Date
2020-03-06T00:00:00+00:00
Deploy Date
2020-04-28T00:00:00+00:00
Description

Guatesat 1 or Quetzal 1 is Guatemala's first satellite. The 1U CubeSat is being built at the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG).

The mission is to evaluate and integrate the different systems that make up a CubeSat to develop in Guatemala the skills required for the operation of satellites, while remote sensing elements are validated, e.g. for monitoring cyanobacteria in Lake Atitlan, in future satellites.

Type
Transmitter
Service
Amateur
Downlink Mode
GMSK
Downlink Frequency
437200000
Baud
4800
Most Recent Observers
Observer Latest Data
kc1ist-FN42kj 2021-04-02 17:14:14 UTC
Western Massachusetts ground plane-FN32ig 2021-03-22 04:12:15 UTC
PU7ORD-HI06sf 2021-02-04 23:21:17 UTC
DK3WN-JN49lq 2021-01-25 19:34:51 UTC
N6RFM-FN41iq 2021-01-23 18:27:18 UTC
Data Frames Decoded - 30 Days
There is no decoded data for this satellite in the last 30 days.
Decoder: QUETZAL-1 Telemetry
Script Name
quetzal1
Decoder Fields
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Orbital Elements
Latest Two-Line Element (TLE)
TLE Source
Celestrak (active)
TLE Set
1 45598U 98067RL  21065.42293791  .00015576  00000-0  22601-3 0  9990
2 45598 51.6400 124.0895 0002764 347.0326 13.0594 15.56012923 48493