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BGUSat [Ben Gurion University]

The BGUSat (Ben Gurion University Satellite) is an Israeli 3U CubeSat developed by the Ben Gurion University.

It carries a CCD camera, a Tri-Axis inertial sensor, an experimental space GPS sensor from Honeywell, a magnometer, an optic communication sensor and optional extra payloads.

The satellite was launched on a bulk Cubesat launch on an Indian PSLV-XL in February 2017.

Nation: Israel
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Ben Gurion University
Contractors: Ben Gurion University
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 4 kg
Orbit: 496 km × 506 km, 97.51
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
BGUSat 2017-008BD 15.02.2017 Sr FLP PSLV-XL with Cartosat 2D, INS 1A, INS 1B, Flock-3p 1, ..., 88, Lemur-2 22, ..., 29, DIDO 2, PEASSS, Al-Farabi 1, Nayif 1


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