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Hamsat

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2005-017B

Description

HAMSAT is an Indian (ISRO) microsatellite that was launched by PSLV-C6 rocket from Sriharikota on the southeastern coast of India at 04:44 UT on 5 May 2005. The 43 kg satellite will relay amateur VHF radio communications.

Alternate Names

  • VUSat
  • OSCAR 52
  • 28650

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2005-05-05
Launch Vehicle: PSLV
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India
Mass: 42.5 kg

Funding Agency

  • Indian Space Research Organization (India)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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