XW 4 (CAS 10) [CAMSAT]
The XW 4 or CAS 10 (Chinese Amateur Radio satellite 10), also known as Hope-4 and Macau Student Science 1, is an 8U (2×4U) CubeSat that will carry an Amateur Radio VHF to UHF linear transponder for SSB communications.
It is a follow on mission from CAS-9 and is an 8U CubeSat, approx 228 × 455 × 100 mm, with a mass of 12 kg.
The satellite carries:
It was launched in November 2022 from Hainan Launch Center onboard of Tianzhou 5 using a CZ-7 launch vehicle into a 400 km circular 42.9° inclination orbit. It was deployed from Tianzhou 5 while being docked at the CSS.
|Type / Application:||Amateur radio communication, technology|
|Configuration:||CubeSat (8U, 2×4U)|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|XW 4 (CAS 10, Macau Student Science 1)||2022-152C||12.11.2022||We LC-201||CZ-7||with Tianzhou 5|
Further CAS missions: