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Sunsat

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1999-008C

Description

Sunsat was a micro-satellite built by post-graduate engineering students at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Launched by a Delta II launch vehicle, its payload included NASA experiments, amateur radio communications, a high resolution imager, precision attitude control, and school experiments.

Alternate Names

  • OSCAR 35
  • 25636

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-02-23
Launch Vehicle: Delta II 7920
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 64.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Republic of South Africa)

Disciplines

  • Communications
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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