Universidade de Vigo, Spain Xatcobeo

The Xatcobeo CubeSat technology demonstration mission is a collaborative effort between the University of Vigo (with a campus at Vigo, Ourense and Pontevedra, Spain) and INTA (National Institute for Aerospace Technology), Madrid, Spain. The project is being realized with a multi-disciplinary team of students. Faculty members from Vigo and Ourense are on the team and supervising the project. Technical and management support is provided from INTA. The Xatcobeo project was initiated in response to an ESA AO (Announcement of Opportunity) in 2012 on the maiden flight of the Vega launch vehicle.

The objectives of the mission are

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437.365 MHz, 1k2 AFSK AX.25, FM
437.365 MHz, CW beacon, FM
sound CW /FM Bake




Demonstration von softwaregesteuertem Entfalten von Solarzellen und Antennen


12:12 UTC xatcobeo 7.82v -128dbm 27c

15:39 UTC xatcobeo 7.96v -136dbm 33c
15:41 UTC xatcobeo 7.94v -136dbm 34c
15:42 UTC xatcobeo 7.96v -111dbm 34c
15:44 UTC xatcobeo 7.96v -136dbm 34c
15:46 UTC xatcobeo 7.94v -136dbm 34c
15:47 UTC xatcobeo 7.96v -136dbm 34c
15:49 UTC xatcobeo 7.95v -104dbm 34c
15:50 UTC xatcobeo 7.96v -136dbm 34c
erste CW Baken am 13.02.2012

spin rate about 6 rpm


1 00002U 12006B   12044.46627998  .00000000  00000-0  31967-3 0    16
2 00002  69.4857 238.7662 0796847  45.0971 191.9357 14.06476807    13

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T0+ 4245.30secs 1st PPOD, with XatCobeo, e-st@r, and Goliat
T0+ 4255.30secs 2nd PPOD, with Robusta, MaSat-1 and PW-Sat
T0+ 4265.30secs 3rd PPOD, with UniCubeSat
T0+ 4275.30secs AlmaSat-1

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