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MaSat 1 (MO 72, MaSat-OSCAR 72)

MaSat 1 [BME]

MaSat 1 (Magyar Satellite 1, MaSat-OSCAR 72, or MO 72) is a CubeSat type nanosatellite mission to demonstrate various spacecraft avionics, including a power conditioning system, transceiver and on-board data handling.

MaSat-1 reentered Earth's atmosphere on 9 January 2015 after almost 3 years of on-orbit operations.

Nation: Hungary
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Contractors: Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Equipment:
Configuration: CubeSat (1U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 21 days (design); 3 years (reached)
Mass: 1 kg
Orbit: 354 km × 1450 km, 69.5
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
MaSat 1 (MO 72, MaSat-OSCAR 72) 2012-006E 13.02.2012 Ko ELV Vega with LARES, ALMASat 1, e-st@r, Goliat, PW-Sat 1, ROBUSTA, UniCubeSat-GG, XaTcobeo, LARES-A&H/SS