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The XaTcobeo project | Radioaficion Ham Radio

The XaTcobeo project


The XaTcobeo projectThe XaTcobeo project will put into orbit the first Spanish CubeSat and the first Galician satellite. The XaTcobeo project is conducted by the University of Vigo and monitored by the Spanish National Institute for Aerospace Technology (INTA). Most of the regular members of the staff will be students from the University of Vigo. Each work package will be assigned to a particular PhD student and two supervisors, one from the University of Vigo and one from INTA staff.

  • Dimensions: 10x10x10 cm3
  • Mass: 1 Kg.
  • Orbit: LEO 354x1744 (perigee/apogee), 71º.
  • Lifetime : 6 months ~ 1 year.
  • Payload : RDS, SRAD, PDM (see above).
  • Communications freq.: UHF amateur (downlink) / VHF (uplink).

About XaTcobeo

Photo album: Xatcobeo, the first nanosatellite Galician

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