UWE-1

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UWE-1
Organization University of Würzburg
Satellite of Earth
Launch October 27, 2005 on Kosmos-3M
Launch site Plesetsk Cosmodrome
Mission duration  ?
Mass <1 kg
Webpage www7.informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de/
Orbital elements
Semi-major axis 7073.6 km
Eccentricity .00179
Inclination 98.1817 degrees
Orbital Period 98.67 minutes
Right ascension of the ascending node 250.03 degrees
Argument of perigee 12.73 degrees

UWE-1 is a CubeSat built by students of the University of Würzburg and was launched as part of the SSETI Express mission from Plesetsk in Russia. Down/Uplink frequency is 437.505 MHz, modulation is 1200 Baud AFSK. The satellite's radio call sign is DPØUWE.

UWE-1 was followed by the later UWE-2.

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