Communications Satellite

BDSAT-2 is a Czech 1U-CubeSat satellite, with an experimental payload subsystem designed to test and evaluate pressure sensor devices for potential use in an open space environment.

Name of SatelliteBDSAT-2
ContractorCentral European Institute of Technology/
Country of ContractorCzech Republic
Launch Mass (kg.)2
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)515
Date of Launch03.01.2023
Launch SiteCape Canaveral
Launch VehicleFalcon 9
COSPAR Number2023-001CT
NORAD Number55098

BDSAT-2 Communications Satellite is committed to supporting the amateur radio community through a range of amateur radio services and activities. We also have a secondary goal of validating prototype pressure measurement equipment and testing the performance of this technology in an open space environment.


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