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Itu-psat 1

Istanbul Technical University Pico SATellite 1


Designation 35935 / 090515
Launch date 23 Sep 2009
Country of origin Turkey
Mission Technology
Perigee/Apogee 719/732 km
Inclination 98.2°
Period 99 min
Launch vehicle PSLV #16

Mass of 1 kg

Is to examine the performance of an on-board passive stability system consisting of a magnet which will align the satellite to the magnetic field of the Earth with an error of about 15 degrees according to simulations, and to verify this figure. A secondary objective is to download photographs taken using a camera with a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels.

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