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HAUSAT 2

HAUSAT 2 [Hankuk Aviation University]

HAUSAT-2 (Hankuk Aviation University SATellite 2) was the second satellite developed at Hankuk Aviation University.

The objective of HAUSAT 2 was to demonstrate several technologies. The spacecraft incorporated a Plug-and-Play type BEU (Bus Electronic Unit) that combines all subsystem and payload electronics into one electronics box.

The payload consisted of:

  • Animal Tracking System (ATS)
  • Electric Plasma Probe (EPP)
  • Total Ionizing Dose Meter (TIDM)
  • Star Tracker (ST)
  • GPS Receiver (GPSR)

The satellite was originally to be launched in 2008 or 2009. But eventually, although the satellite was completed, it was never launched.

Nation: South Korea
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Hankuk Aviation University
Contractors: Hankuk Aviation University
Equipment: ATS, EPP, TIDM, ST, GPSR
Configuration:
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 2 years
Mass: 25 kg
Orbit: 650 km, × 650 km, 98 (planned)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
HAUSAT 2 - not launched

References:

Further HAUSAT / KAUSAT missions: