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Designation 26621 / 00075C
Launch date 21 Nov 2000
Country of origin Sweden
Mission Scientific
Perigee/Apogee 697/1800 km
Inclination 95.4°
Period 110 min
Launch vehicle Delta 2 #282

Nanosatellite built by the Swedish Institute of Space Physics in cooperation with students at Sweden's Umea and Lelea universities.

Its primary objectives include gathering space weather data, monitoring auroral activity, and serving as a testbed for autonomous monitoring satellites. Carries a combined electron-ion spectrometer and a solid state detector for high energy particles, and a miniature CCD camera to image auroras.

Downlinks on 400.55 MHz when close to Sweden. weighs 6 kg. Solar cells cover all sides.

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