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CanX 2


Designation 32785 / 08021C
Launch date 28 Apr 2008
Country of origin Canada
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 633 km, sun-synchronous
Inclination 98°
Period 97.4 min
Launch vehicle PSLV #13

Operated by University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS).

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Technical data


Prime contractor University of Toronto
Mass at launch 3.5 km
Dry mass  
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power  
Design lifetime  

Carries a GPS radio occultation experiment to characterize the upper atmosphere (Calgary), an atmospheric spectrometer to measure greenhouse gases (York), a network communications experiment (Carleton), and a space materials experiments (Toronto) for various universities.

Telemetry (GMSK AX.25): 437.478 MHz & 2407.650 MHz

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