Quetzal-1
Mission information
Name
Quetzal-1
Alternate Names
Guatesat 1
NORAD ID
45598
Website
https://www.uvg.edu.gt/cubesat-en/
Operator
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala - UVG
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 2020-10-27 08:18:42 UTC
N2ACQ-FM07ag 2020-10-27 08:17:52 UTC
VK5HI-PF95hf 2020-10-27 07:36:52 UTC
EU1AEM-KO33tu 2020-10-27 07:01:55 UTC
UX5UL-KO50ei 2020-10-27 07:01:27 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 (SatNOGS)
TLE Set
1 45598U 98067RL  20300.49919808  .00013960  00000-0  23396-3 0  9999
2 45598 51.6422 56.6714 0002585 210.4700 149.6139 15.52121040 28134