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K2SAT

K2SAT is a South Korean 2U-CubeSat designed by the Republic of Korea Air Force Academy and .

K2SAT is a 3U CubeSat Mission. It will demonstrate satellite imaging and transfer, and to test a voice repeating capability.

It will carry the followings payloads:

  • On-board camera
  • On-board voice repeater consisting of a V/U transceiver with a 9k6 BSPK AX25 downlink for data and telemetry. It will be also capable of providing a single channel FM voice transponder.
  • A 2 Mbit QPSK downlink on S Band.

The satellite is to be launched on Spaceflight Industry's SSO-A multi-satellite launch on a Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) rocket.

Nation: South Korea
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: KAIST, Republic of Korea Air Force Academy, Chosun University
Contractors: KAIST, Republic of Korea Air Force Academy, Chosun University
Equipment: Camera,
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit: 575 km SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
K2SAT - 2018 Va SLC-4E Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) with SkySat 14, 15, Eu:CROPIS, STPSat 5, FalconSat 6, NEXTSat 1, KazSTSAT, eXCITe, SeeMe, ICEYE X2, BlackSky Global 2, ESEO, Hawk A, B, C, Capella 1, AISTECHSAT 2, CSIM-FD, Hiber 2, ITASAT 1, Landmapper-BC 4, ROSE 1, ORS 7A, 7B, Astrocast 0.1, Audacy 0, BRIO, Centauri 2, Eaglet 1, Flock-3s 1, 2, 3, ICE-Cap, KazSciSat 1, MinXSS 2, Orbital Reflector, RAAF M1, SeaHawk 1, SNUSAT 2, THEA, VESTA, PW-Sat 2, SNUGLITE, VisionCube, RANGE A, B, Elysium-Star 2, ExseedSat 1, Fox 1C, Hamilton 1, Irvine 02, JY1-Sat, KNACKSAT, MOVE 2, SpaceBEE 9, 10, 11, Suomi-100, WeissSat 1, BeeSat 5, 6, 7, 8, BlackHawk, ENOCH, Sirion Pathfinder 2, (US Gov), (US Gov), (US Gov), (US Gov), (US Gov)

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