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OSCAR 18

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1990-005F

Description

Microsat 3 was launched by the same Ariane vehicle that launched SPOT-2 from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. It was an AMSAT amateur radio satellite. It also took photographs and transmitted earth images. Microsat 3 was also known as Webersat for Weber State College, the satellite developer.

Alternate Names

  • Microsat 3
  • Webersat
  • 20441

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1990-01-22
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 40
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 16.03 kg

Funding Agency

  • Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (United States)

Disciplines

  • Communications
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

 
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