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Uosat 5

Also called UO-22 or Oscar 22


Designation 21575 / 91050B
Launch date 17 Jul 1991
Country of origin United Kingdom
Mission Telecommunications and Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 759/772 km
Inclination 98.4°
Period 100.2 min
Launch vehicle Ariane V44

Function: Packet Radio Mailbox, Digipeater and a CCD camera experiment (EIS).

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data


Prime contractor University of Surrey (UK)
Platform UoSAT
Mass at launch 49 kg
Dimension 0.68 x 0.34 x 0.34 m
Stabilization 3 axis (gravity gradient)
DC power EOL: 10 W
Design lifetime 3 years

Frequency chart

Uplink 9600 bps K9NG/G3RUH modulated FSK (FM) AX.25
145.900 145.975 MHz

Downlink 9600 bps K9NG/G3RUH modulated FSK (FM) AX.25
435.120 MHz
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