Chasqui-1 was launched by hand during a spacewalk from the International Space Station on 18 August 2014 by Oleg Artemyev and Alexander Skvortsov.

Chasqui-1 is a 1U Cubesat developed by the National University of Engineering, Peru. Chasqui-1 is the first Peruvian satellite and was developed using commercially available components.

Chasqui-1 carries on board two cameras, one visible light and one infra-red, and an amateur radio payload.

NORAD catalog number: 40117

Frequencies are as follows:

Downlink: 437.025 (1k2 FM AFSK, AX.25, or 9k6 GMSK)

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Deployment from ISS