Communications Satellite

SanoSat-1, the first picosatellite in Nepal, was built by students and engineers from the country. It is made in 1P PocketQube form.

Name of SatelliteSanoSat-1
ContractorOrion Space
Country of ContractorNepal
Launch Mass (kg.)1
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)519
Date of Launch13.01.2022
Launch SiteCape Canaveral
Launch VehicleFalcon 9
COSPAR Number2022-002AZ
NORAD Number51031

SanoSat-1 is equipped with a radiation sensor that measures cosmic radiation. As Nepal is a newcomer to space technology, SANOSAT-1 seeks to attract students and engineers from the country to provide them with space education.


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