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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - MDASat-1a -
Full Name MDASat-1a Status Approved
Mission Agencies SANSA, CPUT Launch Date Jun 2021
Mission Links data access portal EOL Date Jun 2024
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog #
International Designator
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 550 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30:00 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications The MDASat-1 constellation is equipped with an improved automatic identification system (AIS) receiver from its predecessor, ZACube-2, using its SDR-based payload. MDASat-1 can receive messages on the AIS and AIS long range channels.
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
AIS Receiver (MDASat-1) - Automatic Identification System Receiver (MDASat-1)
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