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ACRUX-1 Updated: 14 Nov 2018   Responsible Operator Gabriel Abrahams VK3EXO
Supporting Organisation Melbourne Space Program Ltd  
Contact Person abrahams.gabi@gmail.com.nospam  
Headline Details: A 1U CubeSat. The satellite is primarily an in orbit engineering demonstrator model. Four out of five of its subsystems are bespoke: Flight Vehicle: Structure and inhibit switches. Power: for collecting, managing and distributing power. Command & Data Handling: software control of all systems. Flight Systems: orientation control. Telecommunications is using COTS, namely the Astrodev Lithium 2 and Endurosat UHF antenna. Proposing a UHF downlink using 9k6 GMSK. Planning a RocketLab launch from New Zealand in Feb 2019 into a 450x500km 45 degree inclination orbit.** A downlink frequency of 437.200 MHz has been coordinated**
Application Date: 15 Sep 2018   Freq coordination completed on 13 Nov 2018

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