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UGATUSAT (RS 28)

UGATUSAT [UGATU]

UGATUSAT (Ufimskiy Gosudarstvenniy Aviatsionniy Tekhnicheskiy Universitet Satellite) is a microsatellite developed by UGATU (Ufimskiy Gosudarstvenniy Aviatsionniy Tekhnicheskiy Universitet, Ufa State Aviation Technical University) on a budget of 115 million rubles. The 30 kg satellite features a Earth observation camera with 50 m ground resolution.

Goals of the mission are to provide experience to the students in operating a satellite, to develop a satellite control system and to provide Earth observation to monitor water and forrest resources.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Technology, Earth observation
Operator: Ufimskiy Gosudarstvenniy Aviatsionniy Tekhnicheskiy Universitet
Contractors: Ufimskiy Gosudarstvenniy Aviatsionniy Tekhnicheskiy Universitet
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 35 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
UGATUSAT (RS 28) 2009-049E 17.09.2009 TB LC-31/6 Soyuz-2-1b Fregat with Meteor-M 1, Sterkh 2, Universitetsky 2, Sumbandila, BLITS, IRIS