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Re: Australian microsatellite?



Hi,
To be correct, it is not a joint venture.
FedSat and KAISTSAT-4 will have a common communication 
experiment payload on board so that we could run two satellites
for the enlarged coverage. Other than that, those two satellites
are quite independant.

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제목: [amsat-bb] Australian microsatellite?


> Hi all,
> 
> Whilst at the AMSAT-UK SpaceComm '99 colloquium, I heard a rumour that
> Australia was putting its own microsatellite up, and soon!
> 
> After digging around, I've found that it is a joint venture between Korea
> (trained by University of Surrey) and Australia.  The satellite will be
> called FedSat, and will carry UHF, S-Band and Ku-band transmitters...  it
> seems that there will be no amateur payload :-(
> 
> Some interesting URLs include:
> 
> http://www.crcss.csiro.au/spin/spinmain.html
> ...a newsletter on the Australian Space Industry (as it is)
> 
> http://www.crcss.csiro.au/fdsatpic/fdsatpic.htm
> ... contains some pictures of the satellite, including an artists
> impression of it over Australia (pretend you can't see the gravity boom
> pointing the wrong way).  Also appears that the Ku-band antenna will be
> mounted at the end of the gravity boom?
> 
> One of the articles describes the satellite as being based on an AMSAT
> design, but I think they meant UoSAT.
> 
> There are many web pages to get lost in...  happy browsing!
> 
> Chris vk6kch
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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