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Norsat 2


Designation 42828 / 17042D
Launch date 14 Jul 2017
Country of origin Norway
Mission Science and Technology
Perigee/Apogee 514 km, sun-synchronous
Inclination 97.4°
Period 94.8 min
Launch vehicle Soyuz 2 #49

Built by the University of Toronto SFL, 20 x 30 x 40 cm, 15 kg

Carries an AIS receiver (ship tracking) and a VHF communication payload

Carries 3 main instruments:
- an AIS receiver (ship tracking)
- a space plasma measuring instrument
- a radiometer (CLARA) to measure solar irradiation

Deployed a large Yagi antenna

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