UKube-1 in The Herald newspaper

Artists impression of UKube-1 in orbit

Artists impression of UKube-1 in orbit – Credit Clyde Space

The UK Space Agency’s first Cube UKube-1, which is being built by Clyde Space, featured in The Herald on Monday, January 28.

UKube-1 will carry a set of AMSAT-UK FUNcube boards to provide an amateur radio 435/145 MHz linear transponder and a 1200 bps BPSK beacon for educational outreach.

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Note in the article the orbit is quoted as being 3700 miles (5920 km) it is understood the correct altitude is between 600 and 800 km.

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