Rubin 5-ASOLANT [OHB]
Rubin-5-ASOLANT is a technology/communications payload using the Orbcomm system; it remains intentionally attached to the rocket final stage (in fact, it's part of the adapter used to deploy the other satellites). It includes the AATiS SAFIR-S amateur transponder and the ESA ASOLANT solar-powered GPS antenna experiment.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Configuration:||Experiment container bolted to Kosmos-3M second stage|
|Propulsion:||none (in orbit)|
|Mass:||37 kg (#1 payload only), 45 kg (#2 payload only)|
|Orbit:||681 × 742 km, 98.2° (#3)|
|Rubin 5-ASOLANT||27.10.2005||Pl LC-132/1||Kosmos-3M||with TopSat 1, China-DMC+4, Mozhayets 5, Sina 1, SSETI-Express, UWE 1, XI 5, Ncube 2|