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Tiungsat 1

Named after the strident singing bird Myna, also called MO-46


Designation 26548 / 00057A
Launch date 26 Sep 2000 at 10:05 UT
Country of origin Malaysia
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 636/654 km
Inclination 64.7°
Launch vehicle Dnepr #2

Construction cost: RM28 million The satellite is for the BKSA (Bahagian Kajian Sains Angkasa, the Space Science Studies Div. under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment).

External resources


sat-index articles

Technical data


Prime contractor SSTL
Platform Uosat
Mass at launch 50 kg
Mass in orbit  
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime  

The Weather imaging component has a 80 meter resolution

Amateur radio: uplink at 145.850 or 145.925 MHZ 9600 baud FSK; downlink at 437.325 MHz
Ground station in Kuala Lumpur

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