ESTCUBE 1
Mission information
Name
ESTCUBE 1
Satellite ID
PPAK-3897-6161-8267-9600
NORAD ID
39161
Status
Satellite alive
Operational

Satellite is in orbit and operational

Image
ESTCUBE 1
Description

1U cubesat from Estonia that will deploy a 10m long tether and measure/study effects on it of the solar wind with a view to future use as a solar sail. While emphasis was placed on educating students during creation of ESTCube-1, it does have a scientific purpose. On board the satellite is an electric solar wind sail (e-sail) which was invented by Finnish scientist Pekka Janhunen.

Type
Transmitter
Service
Amateur
Downlink Mode
CW
Downlink Frequency
437250000
Mode U FSK9k6 TLM
Type
Transmitter
Service
Amateur
Downlink Mode
FSK
Downlink Frequency
437505000
Baud
9600
Most Recent Observers
Observer Latest Data
IK8OZV-JN70kw 2021-02-13 21:14:30 UTC
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Orbital Elements
Latest Two-Line Element (TLE)
TLE Source
Space-Track.org
TLE Set
1 39161U 13021C   22024.45861186  .00000638  00000-0  10775-3 0  9996
2 39161 97.9229 105.3967 0009682 156.5284 203.6366 14.72649221468278
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