Space Science Satellite

AmGU-1 (‘AmurSat’) is a 3U CubeSat satellite developed by Amur State University.

Name of SatelliteAmGU-1
PurposeSpace Science
ContractorMoscow State University
Country of ContractorRussia
Launch Mass (kg.)4
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)514
Date of Launch05.07.2019
Launch SiteVostochny Cosmodrome
Launch VehicleSoyuz-2.1b
COSPAR Number2019-038J
NORAD Number44394

AmGU-1 carries the Foton-Amur instrument consisting of charged particle and gamma ray detectors to study space weather phenomena.


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