QUAKESAT
Mission information
Name
QUAKESAT
Satellite ID
HSIF-3942-9654-8919-1112
NORAD ID
27845
Website
https://www.quakefinder.com/science/about-quakesat/
Country of Origin

United States of America

Status
Satellite alive
Operational

Satellite is in orbit and operational

Image
QUAKESAT
Mission timeline
Launch Date
2003-06-30T00:00:00+00:00
Description

The California company QuakeFinder has hopes for extremely low frequency electromagnetic waves ( ELF ), which seem to precede some earthquakes – and it is not alone: The Russian compass launched in December 2001 also carries a corresponding sensor. » Nobody knows if it works, « says QuakeFinder, » but you can't know if you don't try it. « The emission of the ELF waves could have something to do with the beginning of the breaking of crystalline rock, creating a plasma. If the project, which only costs around 1 million $, delivers convincing results ( that would be quickly confirmed by more precise ELF measurements on the ground ), a larger satellite could follow and the data sold. For example, weather services,which could then incorporate earthquake warnings into weather maps ... QuakeSat has the mass 10 x 10 x 30 cm. So it is a triple CubeSat to have a sufficient size for a magnetometer on a telescopic mast. The satellite was built in the Space Systems Development Laboratory at Stanford University under the direction of Professor Robert Twiggs. The receiver unit itself comes from QuakeFinder.

Mode U - GMSK 9k6 (G3RUH) TLM
Type
Transmitter
Service
Amateur
Downlink Mode
FSK
Downlink Frequency
436675000
Baud
9600
Most Recent Observers (last 24h)

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Orbital Elements
Latest Two-Line Element (TLE)
TLE Source
Space-Track.org
TLE Updated
2024-02-28 19:36:35 UTC
TLE Set
1 27845U 03031F   24059.53315192  .00000638  00000-0  30055-3 0  9995
2 27845 98.6711 68.6599 0009914 120.2454 239.9707 14.23361992 72088
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