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AALTO-2

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AALTO-2 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 42729
Int'l Code: 1998-067MJ
Perigee: 405.4 km
Apogee: 410.6 km
Inclination: 51.6 °
Period: 92.6 minutes
Semi major axis: 6779 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: November 20, 1998
Source: (TBD)
Launch site: TYURATAM MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (TTMTR)
Uplink (MHz):
Downlink (MHz): 437.335
Beacon (MHz):
Mode: 9600bps GFSK
Call sign: AALTO2
Status: Active


AALTO-2 satellite is a 2U CubeSat format satellite for the QB50 atmospheric measurement mission. The Development of the satellite is in synergy with the AALTO-1 development, and most of the subsystems are manufactured in-house by undergraduate and postgraduate students. The main goal of the project is to advance space technology education and cooperation in Europe, and help to carry out the QB50 scientific mission. The main payload of the AALTO-2 satellite is Multi Needle Langmuire Probe (MnLP) measurement unit, provided by University of Oslo.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 42729U 98067MJ  17177.85269880 +.00010925 +00000-0 +16410-3 0  9995
2 42729 051.6407 349.9058 0003815 356.0330 004.0631 15.55433749004806
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC