ARISSat 1 (Kedr)
ARISSat 1 (RadioSkaf 2, Kedr) is a small technology and amateur communications satellite. With a mass of 30 kg it measures 55 × 55 × 40 cm.
Originally planned to be based on an Orlan spacesuit like RadioSkaf (SuitSat 1), but was later reconfigured to be a boxlike structure to fly on its own, as due to storage considerations, the two surplus Orlan space suits in storage on the International Space Station (ISS) were discarded via the Progress Cargo Vessel earlier this year. The project team wass moving ahead, using the same hardware that was to fly in the Russian Orlan suit. Russia will continue to call the satellite RadioSkaf-2, so ARISS is designating it ARISSat-1/RadioSkaf-2.
ARRISSat 1 reentered on 4 January 2012.
|Type / Application:||Communications, amateur|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||377 km × 394 km, 51.64°|
|ARISSat 1 (RadioSkaf 2, Kedr)||1998-067CK||28.01.2011||Ba LC-1/5||Soyuz-U||with Progress-M 09M|