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The purpose of the Triton satellites is a radio science mission which aims to test an experimental advanced AIS (Automatic Identification System) receiver. Telemetry decoding software will be made available which will allow radio amateur operators to listen to periodic downlink broadcasts containing housekeeping telemetry, payload telemetry as well as received AIS messages.

Alternate Names

  • 39427
  • Triton1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-11-21
Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
Launch Site: Yasni, Russia
Mass: 3 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United Kingdom)


  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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