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TIGRISAT is classified as:


NORAD ID: 40043
Int'l Code: 2014-033AK
Perigee: 613.2 km
Apogee: 696.3 km
Inclination: 97.8 °
Period: 97.7 minutes
Semi major axis: 7025 km
RCS: Unknown
Launch date: June 19, 2014
Source: IRAQ (IRAK)
Launch site: Orenburg, Russia (OREN)

Uplink (MHz):
Downlink (MHz): 435.000
Beacon (MHz):
Mode: 9600bps FSK
Call sign: HNATIG
Status: Active


TIGRISAT is an Iraqi 3U CubeSat built by Iraqi students at the La Sapienza University of Rome with a mission to detect dust storms over Iraq. The 3U cubesat features a RGB camera with a new scripted algorithm for dust detection. It has a deployable VHF/UHF antenna for telemetry telecommand and beacon and a S-Band antenna. Embedded magnetic coils inside solar panels provide attitude control to enable nadir pointing. Tigrisat transmits images to two ground stations, one located in Rome and another in Baghdad.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 40043U 14033AK  19020.44036909  .00000095  00000-0  21637-4 0  9996
2 40043  97.7786 254.4331 0059111 217.4622 142.2461 14.74217946246614
Source of the keplerian elements: Caltech