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EcAMSat Updated: 07 Sep 2013   Responsible Operator Christopher Kitts
Supporting Organisation Santa Clara University  
Contact Person ckitts@scu.edu.nospam  
Headline Details: E. coli AntiMicrobial Satellite (EcAMSat), has scientific leadership from the Stanford University School of Medicine and mission operations by Santa Clara University. It will have a "6U cubesat configuration, and will weigh about 30 pounds. The primary scientific purpose is to investigate how and whether space microgravity affects the antibiotic resistance of E. coli, a bacterial pathogen responsible for urinary tract infection in humans and animals. Bacterial antibiotic resistance may pose a danger to astronauts in microgravity. Proposing a UHF downlink using 1k2 AFSK AX25 packet and planning a SpaceX launch into a 325km circular orbit with 51.6 degree
Application Date: 03 Jul 2013   Freq coordination completed on 06 Sep 2013

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