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UNAMSAT-B

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1996-052B

Description

A secondary payload launched with Cosmos 2334 was the UNAMSAT-B small satellite, for the Automonous University of Mexico (UNAM). It repaced a satellite lost in a launch failure in 1995. It used the 25 cm AMSAT Microsat bus and carried an experiment to determine the velocity of meteors using radio doppler echo, and a communications data relay for environmental sensors in remote locations.

Alternate Names

  • OSCAR 30
  • 24305

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1996-09-05
Launch Vehicle: Cosmos
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia
Mass: 10.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Automonous University of Mexico (Mexico)

Disciplines

  • Communications
  • Space Physics

Additional Information

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

 
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