Full Name MDASat-1b Status Operational (nominal)
Mission Agencies SANSA, CPUT Launch Date 13 Jan 2022
Mission Links data access portal EOL Date Dec 2024
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 51050 (TLE)
International Designator 2022-002BU
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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