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.
Watch the UKube-1 CubeSat payload animation at http://www.uk.amsat.org/?p=12334
Watch other UK Space Agency videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/spacegovuk
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